[FoRK] pop-ups in firefox?

Luis Villa luis.villa at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 06:02:02 PST 2005


FYI:

http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/asa/archives/007860.html

Apparently mozilla is now distributing an experimental plugin that
will 'fix' these, but might break some legitimate sites.

Luis

On Mar 30, 2005 10:50 PM, Gordon Mohr <gojomofork at xavvy.com> wrote:
> Some pop-up blockers -- I think Firefox's default fits this category -- seem to
> grant a special affordance to code that can directly be traced to a user's click,
> perhaps under the theory that any such popups are likely to be functional/wanted.
> 
> I suspect the pop-ups I've seen recently have been exploiting this, perhaps at a
> significant delay, so the offending click obvious.
> 
> - Gordon
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