Warning: Galeon 1.3.8 is buggy (unusable?)
mezz7 at cox.net
Thu Sep 11 20:07:12 PDT 2003
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 22:02:59 -0500, Jeremy Messenger <mezz7 at cox.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 22:37:53 -0400, Adam McLaurin <blueeskimo at gmx.net>
>> Galeon 1.3.8 seems to have some problems with forms on some websites.
>> The problem doesn't seem to occur on everyone's installation (one of my
>> boxes is fine, and Marcus's box is fine), but myself and another guy in
>> #galeon (GIMPnet IRC) are having the exact same problem.
>> Essentially, when you fill out a form and submit, the data isn't
>> processed correctly. The processing script ends up with no data at all.
>> I've reproduced this problem on both POST and GET forms, so it's not
>> specifically related to method.
>> Two websites that are known to cause problems for both of us are:
>> Anyhow, we're both researching the problem now, and will discuss it with
>> error, but we haven't proven anything definitively yet.
Err, I mean link.. :-)
> and I don't know how it can cause the GET/POST forms problem, since this
> only does the refresh job.
>> For now, I'd recommend perhaps holding off on upgrading. If we can prove
>> this is a problem specifically in Galeon 1.3.8, a fixed version should
>> follow quickly.
>> If you DID upgrade to 1.3.8 and find yourself having this problem, you
>> might have to remove ~/.galeon and downgrade back to 1.3.7. Going back
>> to 1.3.7 without removing the settings didn't fix the problem for me.
>> Once I removed the settings, all was fine again (well, as fine as it was
>> before I started messing with 1.3.8).
>> If you need further help with this, swing by #freebsd-gnome on FreeNode
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