Closed Bug 587249 Opened 14 years ago Closed 13 years ago
Major Australian News Sites Formatted and Messed Up In Firefox 4
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; Windows NT 6.1; rv:2.0b3) Gecko/20100805 Firefox/4.0b3 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; Windows NT 6.1; rv:2.0b3) Gecko/20100805 Firefox/4.0b3 Display issues with adelaidenow.com.au theaustralian.com.au and other news limited sites. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Open adelaidenow.com.au and scroll to the bottom. 2.Open theaustrallian.com.au and scroll to the bottom. Actual Results: As above Expected Results: Website is unusable at the bottom Displayed the page properly
Build Worked : Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.3a1pre) Gecko/20091201 Minefield/3.7a1pre Build Broken : Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.3a1pre) Gecko/20091202 Minefield/3.7a1pre Pushlog : http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/pushloghtml?fromchange=b7f3c1c9fb57 &tochange=a5e1b195ecf7
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Thanks for the bug report! The problem is in <http://resources1.news.com.au/cs/js/tanto-min.js>. It uses "use strict"; but relies on that not working: > Error: assignment to undeclared variable _global_ > Source File: http://resources1.news.com.au/cs/js/tanto-min.js > Line: 1
Assignee: nobody → english-other
Component: General → English Other
OS: Windows 7 → All
Product: Firefox → Tech Evangelism
QA Contact: general → english-other
Hardware: x86 → All
Great! Glad it's not just me :) Look forward to it being fixed so I can use Firefox 4 again. Cheers
To be clear, Scott, you (or someone else) need to contact the site, explain the problem (feel free to point them to this bug), and get them to fix their site. There is nothing the Firefox or Gecko developers can do to fix this in Firefox (or any other browser). cl
Why does it work fine in Firefox 3 then?
(In reply to comment #5) > Why does it work fine in Firefox 3 then? It appears from comment 2 that they were relying on a bug in Firefox 3 to continue to exist indefinitely. Needless to say, re-introducing that bug is not going to happen. cl
Is anyone evangelizing the site? /be
I have found this bug to be fixed. All News.com.au sites I visit now work fine in Firefox 4 beta 8. I would recommend that it be closed now.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Product: Tech Evangelism → Tech Evangelism Graveyard
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