Bug#491359: devhelp: cannot load http pages (http is not a registered protocol)

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Sat Jul 19 01:39:12 UTC 2008

Le vendredi 18 juillet 2008 à 23:18 +0200, arno renevier a écrit :
> we can now browse w3-recs from within devhelp (bug #446876), and it's really
> cool.
> Some links of w3-recs html files are relatives; some are absolute, and point
> to http:// urls. When activating those links, devhelps popups an alert
> telling "http is not a registered protocol", and link cannot be followed. It's
> quite frustrating, especially when we known that devhelp embeds web-browser
> libraries. Here is a patch enabling http browsing inside devhelp.

The devhelp UI is really not meant for browsing, that’s why instead
links should be opened externally. The problem is more with your error

I’m not sure how gecko opens these links. Do you have installed the
xulrunner-1.9-gnome-support package? 

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