Bug#233819: mozilla: something's a little screwy with handling of multipart/x-mixed-replace

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Tue May 1 09:14:25 UTC 2007

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 08:33:25PM -0500, Sean Finney <seanius at debian.org> wrote:
> Package: mozilla
> Version: 2:1.6-1
> Severity: normal
> Hash: SHA1
> i've noticed that multipart/x-mixed-replace mime types cause some
> strange behaviour in mozilla.  i have a motion jpeg image, for
> example, in a static web page.  when i leave the page and go
> to another page, mozilla will continue downloading the motion jpeg
> image in the background, as if it were trying to cache it as a normal
> jpeg (only the download never ends).  
> if i go back to the page with the mjpeg image and refresh it, mozilla
> starts downloading a second copy of the image in parallel to the
> first.  
> anyway, sort of a strange corner case, i think it might have something
> to do with mozilla trying to treat it like a normal image...

Could you either provide a testcase or try if iceape (which replaces
mozilla nowadays) is affected ?



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