Closed Bug 7847 Opened 21 years ago Closed 21 years ago
Problems with local urls
Given a link <a href="webpage files/image1.jpeg">, the image does not load. IE5 saves images from a page 'webpage.html' in a directory named 'webpage files' and replaces links. Sure, it ought to write "webpage%20files", but doesn't. Not tested on remote urls. There is also the issue that non-ascii characters get displayed in the location bar as %nn when loaded through File | Open. HTML 4.0 Spec., §B.2.1 'recommends' non-ASCII characters should be converted to UTF-8. So e.g. "John*s file.html", where *=hex 92 (single right quote), should be "John%C2%92s" or (better) John%E2%80%99s" [UTF-8 for 0x0092 or 0x2019, I think]. 1999-06-08 08:00
FYI, see also bug #7399 on the same point http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7399 and the thread in netscape.public.mozilla.netlib beginning at: news://news.mozilla.org/3756C248.56347747%40citec.fi
Assignee: mcmullen → gagan
Component: XP File Handling → Networking Library
Re-assigning to gagan as a netlib issue ...
Target to M8.
I'm moving this to target M9, Necko will be enabled somewhere during late M8 or early M9. We will need to get on this and it cannot be postponed past the M9 milestone.
Changing all Networking Library/Browser bugs to Networking-Core component for Browser. Occasionally, Bugzilla will burp and cause Verified bugs to reopen when I do this in a bulk change. If this happens, I will fix. ;-)
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 21 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Related to escaping/unescaping URLs. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 10373 ***
Bulk move of all Networking-Core (to be deleted component) bugs to new Networking component.
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