WebClient 1.0  vs.  WebClient 1.1.

WebClient 1.0 vs. WebClient 1.1 spreadsheet was primarily created to help developers figure out what the functionality is available with different WebClients.  This list provides a snapshot of what is available in WebClient and what you might expect in the near future.  (Your guess is as good as mine!) 

 

It is aimed to be supplemental all the WebClient bugs found here:http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/query.cgi   Remember to query for all bugs on the component “Java APIs to WebShell”.

 

Functionality

WebClient 1.0

WebClient 1.1

Related Bugs

Workaround / Additional Information

History

Yes, works!

No

WebClient Bug: 101416

Create your own history.

Loading html with images

Yes, works!

No

BrowserG! Bug: 781

WebClient Bug: 117737

 

Input Button masks don't work

Yes, works!

No

BrowserG! Bug: 782

WebClient Bug: 100964

Can’t detect right click, left click, etc.

Support Applets

No

No/Maybe

BrowserG! Bug: 793

WebClient Bug: 57689

WebClient Bug: 107735

Maybe, see

WebClient Bug: 57689

Support Java Web Start

No

No

BrowserG! Bug: 780

WebClient Bug: 117737

No workarounds

Stability

No

Better

WebClient Bug: 96826

WebClient Bug: 34274

WebClient Bug: 79131

WebClient Bug: 64332

WebClient Bug: 44328

No workarounds

Search Find

Yes, works!

Yes, works!

WebClient Bug: 53397

 

Cookie functionality

No

No

WebClient Bug: 62436

No workarounds.

Printing a web page

No

No

 

Printing is not yet implemented.  See WebClient notes.

Lot of Debug Statements

 

 

BrowserG! Bug: 783

WebClient Bug: 34665

WebClient Bug: 58466

No workarounds.

Paste functionality doesn’t work

No

No

 

If you copy a text, you cannot paste it.

Javascript errors cause WebClient to crash

Yes, works!

No

WebClient Bug: 114111

Set Preferences to not use javacript.

Bookmarks cause WebClient to crash

Yes, works!

No

WebClient Bug: 103974

Create your own bookmark system.

When loading a non existent web page does nothing

No

No

WebClient Bug: 94385

No workarounds

Access Cache

No

No

WebClient Bug: 95470

No workarounds

Javascript functionality- no pop ups

No

No

WebClient Bug: 33333

WebClient Bug: 40565

WebClient Bug: 91477

WebClient Bug: 92061

No workarounds

currentPage.getSource() doesn't work for local html file.

Yes, works!

No

WebClient Bug: 95456

WebClient Bug: 107365

No workarounds

Unable to download using WebClient

No

No

WebClient Bug: 91971

No workarounds