Mozilla problems, was: Re: [ic] Checkout page problem (intermittent)

Mike Heins mike at
Thu Sep 4 18:51:22 EDT 2003

Quoting Peter (peter at
> Jamie Neil wrote:
> ><rant>
> >I've not got a problem with javascript per se, but when it breaks the 
> >site for people who's browsers either don't support it or have buggy 
> >(Mozilla) implementations then it makes me wonder whether it's worth it.
> >
> >The admin console is a classic example. At the moment, if I want to use 
> >it I have to switch to IE because Mozilla just crashes. I know this is a 
> >Mozilla bug and not an IC one, but is it really necessary to have the 
> >admin system so js dependent?
> ></rant>
> I had this problem with Mozilla as well.  Mozilla 1.2.1 works fine in 
> the admin interface, though and there is a bug open with Mozilla to fix 
> this problem which was introduced in 1.3, there's even a test patch 
> available if you want to try downloading source, patching, and testing 
> yourself (I had unrelated problems getting it to compile, heh).  I ended 
> up with two copies of mozilla installed and use 1.2.1 for interchange.
> This is the bug that I opened specifically related to Mozilla crashing 
> on IC (there are instructions in the bug for how to reproduce the crash 
> in the IC demo):
> The bug was resolved as a duplicate of this bug:
> BTW, if anyone can figure out how to re-code the admin pages to get 
> around this bug I'd really appreciate hearing about it.  I know it's 
> really a Mozilla problem, but they seem to be slow in fixing it and I 
> would really like to not have to run two different versions of Mozilla 
> in order to be able to work in the admin area of IC.

It should now work with Mozilla 1.5b and the very latest Interchange
nightly_build or CVS.

Mike Heins
Perusion -- Expert Interchange Consulting
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