Opened 4 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

#12806 closed bug (fixed)

WebPositive appends clipboard mimetype to URLs pasted into Facebook

Reported by: MichaelCrawford Owned by: pulkomandy
Priority: normal Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: Applications/WebPositive Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Platform: All


Facebook has some really nasty Javascript.

Twice today I've had an article at in one tab, then Alt-C'ed to copy its URL to the clipboard, then pasted that URL into my Facebook status.

The text "application/x-vnd.Be_textarray" (or something like that) was appended to the URL.

To compound the problem, backspacing over the mimetype is of no use as Facebook caches the URL as originally pasted. Clicking on the preview shown at the bottom of my status gets a page that just says "Error".

gcc2 hybrid nightly 50336.

Change History (3)

comment:1 by humdinger, 4 years ago

There's been a similar issue some time ago, which was thought to be fixed: #10250

comment:2 by waddlesplash, 3 years ago

Component: - GeneralApplications/WebPositive
Owner: changed from nobody to pulkomandy

Still an issue?

comment:3 by waddlesplash, 2 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

No reply in 16 months, assuming fixed as per comment.

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