[wp-hackers] feed:http://address problem

Randy Peterman randy at randypeterman.com
Wed May 18 22:54:06 GMT 2005

I have reported this into mozilla's bugzilla.  You can track it here:


Randy Peterman
Digital Research & Development
randy at randypeterman.com

Matt Mullenweg wrote:

> Denis de Bernardy wrote:
>> In any event, this leads me to suggest that many users click on the 
>> link and
>> copy the resulting url in their address bar, and that standard or 
>> not, feed:
>> should not be implemented in WordPress until IE handles it properly.
> mailto: isn't handled by default unless there's a mail application 
> installed. Windows just happens to come with a mail application, and 
> in Longhorn it'll come with a feed application just like Tiger does 
> today. It has nothing to do with IE or Firefox, except you pointed out 
> two excellent points that shoudl be filed in Firefox's bugzilla, I'm 
> sure they can fix them by the next release.

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