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[whatwg] Fakepath revisited

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 14:01:14 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600909131901j1bc107besb504e1f8d0a1c0f9@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 1:12 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> Here are some bug reports that I believe are caused by this issue:
>
>
> http://forums.linksysbycisco.com/linksys/board/message?board.id=Wireless_Routers&message.id=135649
>
> http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r21297706-Re-Tweak-Test-Need-help-tweaking
>
> http://www.rx8club.com/showpost.php?s=42aad353530dfa4add91a1f2a67b2978&p=2822806&postcount=3269
>
> Based on this my guess is just that people haven't filed this bug because
> they haven't thought of it as a browser bug (notice how nobody in those
> threads even mentions the browser).
>

You may be right, although the first thread mentions browsers. I don't know
if that's enough to explain why I can only find two Mozilla bugs related to
this.
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=446167
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=505348

I guess we should just suck it up.

Rob
-- 
"He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
53:5-6]
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