Bug 146907 - Firefox displays a gray background (system default) - should be white as most websites expect this
Firefox displays a gray background (system default) - should be white as most...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 143423
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2005-02-02 12:36 EST by Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-13 15:07:55 EST
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Description Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk 2005-02-02 12:36:40 EST
Description of problem:
Firefox currently uses a gray background for webpages which does not
explicitly set their background colour. This is not what most modern
webpages and users normally expect - they expect white.

This makes a lot of webpages look broken in fedora rawhide firefox

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How reproducible:
Every time. Leaves nice, white "frames" around buttons (etc) on a lot
of pages.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a webpage that look broken if you change the background colour
(f. ex. phpBB forums such as the one on forum.hardware.no)
2. Look!
3. Not pretty
Actual results:
Gray background

Expected results:
White background when not explicitly set

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Thread in devel-list at:
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2005-02-02 12:44:47 EST
Count me as one user who prefers the existing "use system colors" 
Comment 2 Christopher Aillon 2005-02-13 15:07:55 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 143423 ***

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