XUL uses a special window target called "_content" as a means of targeting the closest 'non-chrome' window. It turns out that if no 'non-chrome' windows are available then the URI load simply fails. The correct behavior would be to open up a new browser window and target its content area.
firstname.lastname@example.org (he really said so)
Comment on attachment 48394 [details] [diff] [review] patch to nsDocShell.cpp r=pavlov
patch checked into the trunk.
Nominating for PDT consideration...
Marking as nsbranch+ to nominate to the PDT for a PDT+.
0.9.4 is out the door.
PDT+. Pls check it in by 3 am.
the patch is now checked into the 0.9.4 branch.
mdunn - can you help to verify this?
Ashish Please verify as fixed