Subject: Re: mozilla/firefox address spoof
To: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/16/2005 11:22:44
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On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 02:30:08PM -0800, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> It sounds like the address spoofing can be prevented by turning off
> the IDN logic. =20
> * in the URL window type:  about:config
> * in the new "Filter window" type: network.enableIDN
> * in the main window click on the above variable
> * in the main window, use the button-3 pull-down, select "toggle"=20
>      the value should turn from true to false.

This doesn't actually work, alas. =20

Changing this setting works for the browser instance in which it was
set.  Quitting saves the preference, and it can be seen as 'false' in
new browsers, but the behaviour is as if it were 'true' until you
manually re-toggle the pref. =20

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