Closed Bug 660510 Opened 11 years ago Closed 11 years ago

When opening a torrent default action is not being performed

Categories

(Firefox :: General, defect)

x86
Linux
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 453455

People

(Reporter: grgoffe, Unassigned)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:2.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:2.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0.1

When I open a link to a .torrent file, I get a popup which has the desired action. I choose open by ktorrent. Below that is a check box which says "Do this automatically for files like this from now on." I check this box and poke the "ok" button. When opening the next .torrent file, I get the popup again... this time with the check box checked. It appears that the "default" action is not happening. Is this a server issue? This works on some sites but not on others.



Reproducible: Always

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Yes it is a server issue, they shouldn't be sending the HTTP header "content-disposition: attachment" as that was originally meant as an email mime header.

However the reality is more and more web servers are doing this, and your end user experience should be what matters
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 453455
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