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#10904 closed bug (cantfix)

Opened November 27, 2011 08:26PM UTC

Closed November 28, 2011 02:02AM UTC

Last modified March 14, 2012 11:25AM UTC

Firefox doesn't seem to evaluate try/catch block in a window.onerror handler.

Reported by: Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: None
Component: event Version: 1.7
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

I logged what I believed to be a Firefox bug with Mozilla. Further investigation seems to now point toward jQuery.

Please see the following Stack Overflow question for details:

You will find the link to the Mozilla bug report as well as the test case that demonstrates the issue. I have included the following link to the working test case so that you don't have to hunt for it:

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Changed November 28, 2011 02:02AM UTC by dmethvin comment:1

component: unfiledevent
priority: undecidedlow
resolution: → cantfix
status: newclosed

Seems like an issue with Firefox and addEventListener() to me, the behavior is consistently broken even if you remove jQuery:

I've linked to our ticket at the Mozilla one:

I'll close this cantfix, it really seems like something the Firefox team will need to address. Please post if there is some reasonable workaround we can use, but with Firefox on a quick update cycle it usually doesn't make sense for us to invest a lot of time on these kind of problems.