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Re: Flaw in Firefox 3.0: protocol-handler.warn-external are ignored
From: Daniel Veditz <dveditz () cruzio com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2008 17:20:53 -0700

Daniel Veditz wrote:
carl hardwick wrote:
I set network.protocol-handler.warn-external.mailto to 'true', clicked
on an e-mail link and Windows Mail is launched without any warnings

That state is now saved elsewhere and managed through the "Applications" 
tab of the preferences dialog

The developer of this new way to manage the association (including the 
ability to hook mailto: links to your preferred webmail site) said it was 
not intended to obsolete those prefs. This is indeed a bug.

Filed https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=440892

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