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A Popup! In Mozilla!
From: James Woodcock <spamtrap2 () austarnet com au>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 14:13:09 +1000
This might seem like it should be going to a webdev list, but there's a
possible security implication, so here goes;
In Mozilla 1.5 and FireFox 0.9 with the pop-up blocker turned on, I get
a pop-up! It's purporting to be an important notice from my Network
Administrator - you'll probably recognise it;
Looking at the source of the page, I see that the pop-up is being
generated by a <DIV> statement that comes after the closing </html> tag
which - I thought - was supposed to indicate the end of the document.
Is a web browser supposed to be able to render code outside the
Using IE 6.0.2800.1106, on viewing the source, I find that the DIV
statement that followed the closing </html> tag is now the last
statement BEFORE the </html> tag. What gives?
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
- A Popup! In Mozilla! James Woodcock (Jul 21)