Bug 1122985 - Revoking permissions to Maintain Offline Storage has no effect
Summary: Revoking permissions to Maintain Offline Storage has no effect
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jan Horak
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-07-24 14:09 UTC by Peter Backes
Modified: 2015-06-29 21:44 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 21:44:13 UTC

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Description Peter Backes 2014-07-24 14:09:40 UTC
Description of problem:
If one sets global permissions for maintaining Offline Storage to "Block" or "Always ask", this seems not to have any effect

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run firefox
2. go to about:permissions
3. under "all sites" set either "Block" or "Always ask"
4. go to any web page
5. right click
6. choose "view page info"
7. in the page info box that has opened, go to Permissions tab
8. check "Maintain Offline Storage" setting

Actual results:
It's set to "Use Default", yet says it's set to "Allow", regardless of what you set previously.

Expected results:
Setting shows "Always ask" or "Block" depending on what your global setting is

Additional info:
not a new bug. seems to have existed in previous firefox versions.

Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2014-11-19 11:57:45 UTC
Yes, I see...and it's still there on Firefox 33. Jan, you'd you like to check this one?

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