1) Open Firefox, preferably versions 14 - 15 (standard - aurora) due to Bug 773427. 2) Click the URL bar and navigate to http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real+ 3) Scroll down until the first reference (displayed as "", colored in blue as a clickable link) and tap it so that the div slides into place. 4) Click the link on the expanded div. Expected: Firefox navigates to page the reference points to. Actual: Nothing. Note that the "X", the close button, is also unclickable. If your reference div contains a link and you long press the link, you will be given the long press dialog that allows you to open the link in a new tab and such. Therefore, the problem seems to extend to short taps only. Tested on Galaxy Nexus, Android 4.0.4.
Added see also for Bug 773427 as they are both bugs with the Wikipedia mobile reference links.
See Also: → 773427
Added another "See Also" link to another Wikipedia mobile reference div bug.
See Also: → 773436
(In reply to Michael Comella (:mcomella) from comment #0) > 2) Click the URL bar and navigate to http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real+ Note on the link above, the "+" is not added automatically by Bugzilla – you have to add it by hand.
The page is stopping propagation of the touchstart event, so we end up never receiving it in browser.js. This ensures we get it first so we can do our handling even if the page stops it. This behaviour is consistent with Chrome - I have a simple test page at http://people.mozilla.org/~kgupta/bug/773431.html to repro/verify this.
Attachment #645347 - Flags: review?(wjohnston)
This is a regression from bug 744518.
Attachment #645347 - Flags: review?(wjohnston) → review+
Assignee: nobody → bugmail.mozilla
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 17
This broke Twitter (bug 777706).
Duplicate of this bug: 778193
Comment on attachment 645347 [details] [diff] [review] Listen for touchstart in capture mode [Approval Request Comment] Bug caused by (feature/regressing bug #): bug 744518 User impact if declined: sometimes clicking on things doesn't work Testing completed (on m-c, etc.): on m-c Risk to taking this patch (and alternatives if risky): this patch exposed bug 777706 which has now been fixed and uplifted. there don't seem to be any other regressions and it has been baking on m-c for a while now. affects mobile only String or UUID changes made by this patch: none
I am able to open the link and to close the reference pop-up by tapping the "x" button on: Firefox Mobile 16.0b5 / Firefox Mobile 15 Samsung Galaxy R (Android 2.3.4) Marking as verified on Firefox Mobile 16 and 15
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