Subject: Re: mozilla won't accept text input
To: None <>
From: Eric Schnoebelen <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/30/2004 15:52:36
Simon Gerraty writes:
- On Thu, 29 Jul 2004 01:01:11 -0500, Peter Seebach writes:
- >In Simon Gerraty writes:
- >>I've got mozilla-1.6nb1 on 2.0G, and it works fine - expect that none
- >>of the dialogue boxes accept any input.
- >
- >If you're using twm or certain other window managers, yes, it's a famous
- >bug from Mozilla trying to outsmart the window manager's focus... Been there
- >forever.
- bingo!  Yes, I'm using twm - haven't gotten around to installing
- anything else.

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