Status of click-to-play plugins in Firefox 24/26

Paul Silaghi paul.silaghi at
Wed Oct 30 09:20:14 UTC 2013

On 10/29/2013 9:34 PM, Benjamin Smedberg wrote:
> Please follow up to firefox-dev.
> Below is the current status of click-to-play plugins in Firefox.
> On the morning of Friday 18-October, we enabled a block which made all 
> versions of Java click-to-activate with the insecure UI (bug 914690). 
> This block broke some Java users. The breakage can be grouped into 
> several general categories:
> * The plugin notification icon was not present in the location bar at 
> all for some sites which use Java
> * The plugin notification icon was present in the location bar, but 
> users didn't notice it 

bug 870227 - not quite the same with any of the above issues, but fixing 
it might help

Paul Silaghi
QA Engineer | SoftVision

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