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Re: Firefox, fixed with fonts and Google Groups



On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 01:57:12PM +1030, Tim wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-01-21 at 17:53 -0800, Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> > I've noticed this now on two separate Fedora 10 installations running
> > Firefox 3.0.5.  Messages viewed within Google Groups are not showing
> > up as fixed with text -- even when I have selected fixed with from the
> > options.
> >
> > It works fine in Windows with both FF and IE, and an examination of
> > the CSS shows that font-family: fixed-width, monospace; is being set,
> > but it doesn't seem that Firefox is honoring this.
> 
> As another test point, it certainly works on Fedora 9 running Firefox
> 3.0.5.
> 
> The HTML and CSS is sheer chaos to look through, though.  And my reading
> of it, trying not to lose count of nesting, looks like it oughtn't to do
> monospaced fonts, there.  It'd have to be some JavaScripting doing
> further modifications, and that's not my forte.
> 

I seem to recall it working fine in Fedora 9 as well.  Here's an ogg
clip (warning 4MB) of what it looks like for me and shows how I can
"fix" the problem via DOM Inspector:

  http://www.bludgeon.org/~rayvd/videos/firefox-google-groups.ogg

[rayvd tinyox ~]$ rpm -q firefox
firefox-3.0.5-1.fc10.i386

Ray


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