[Project_owners] Bug with double tooltips in Thunderbird

Neil neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Fri Mar 23 17:20:19 PST 2007


Vadim Atlygin wrote:

> The bug is: if message window is on top of the main window and you 
> hover your mouse over message window long enough to fire tooltip 
> event, it gets fired for both windows. Amazing part is that 
> document.tooltipNode is different and valid for each window, so it is 
> clearly Thunderbird bug.

Given your accurate description it sounds plausible. You might find you 
can reproduce it in Firefox by loading two pages with titles on the body 
tag (so the whole page has a tooltip) in separate windows.

The problem might be platform-specific (sadly you don't reveal which 
platform(s) you use). If that's the case then it sounds like a core 
widget bug.

A workaround might be to check the window mediator to see if you were 
the most recent window before showing the tooltip.


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