Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 816971
gnome-shell notification sync - ex: notification about newly opened firefox tab gives the info of previous tab
Last modified: 2013-02-13 15:32:59 EST
Description of problem:
when gnome shell notification dialog
tells you about the tab being open
from a link you just clicked
it gives you the tab label of
the previously viewed tab
instead of the tab label of
the actually launched tab. :'(
so when you are in another program which is displaying
a clickable html link,
if you click on that link and
wait for firefox to open the link,
the firefox will indeed open the new tab
with the correct link as expected :')
then gnome-shell will pop a notification dialog
telling you that the new tab is now ready for viewing, ya :')
if you click on that notification about the new tab
you will be wisked away to the correct new tab and
can read the information of the link page as expected, ya :')
_however_ the notification label
in that gnome-shell notification dialog
always seems to incorrectly give the tab name of
the previously_viewed firefox tab
the tab name for the link that was just launched and delivered
via the dialog click. :'(
so instead of the info about the tab that the dialog is actually reporting
to you about (and which will correctly wisk you to if click the dialog)
it instead gives info about some other tab to keep you on yer toes.
minor but confusing like this coffee-less explaination. :')
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. view some tab in firefox
2. go to another program and click on a link that opens a new firefox tab
3. gnome-shell notification of newly opened tab displays wrong information
gnome shell notification of newly opened firefox tab gives
tab label information not of the newly opened tab
but rather of the last viewed tab
notification of newly opened firefox tab should have correct tab information
managed to find related bug filed already upstream as gnome-shell
'Wrong identification of opened window'
also ran across some similar display confusion bugs for tomboy and dbus ...
but not sure related so not listing here for now other than this note to
remind myself to check again. :')
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