[Etoys] [Bug] Closing an Etoy plugin tab in FireFox forces closure of FireFox

Milan Zimmermann milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca
Sat Apr 18 08:51:43 EDT 2009

On April 17, 2009, Jerome Peace wrote:
> Hi all,
> As I continue to explore squeak/etoys in a new enviornment ( Ubuntu 8.04) I
> keep come upon surprises.
> This is the latest. There is a bug report on Jira. Though I don't think it
> got filed under the etoys catagory.
> This seems like a problem with the embedding script.
> It doesn't matter whether I have exited etoys or it is still running.
> When I close the tab the browser abruptly quits.


I assume browser=firefox? What version?

I know on SuSE, this exact problem happens with any Firefox 3.0.* version. 
This problem disappears in Firefox 3.1 beta 3. Obviously it is a problem,  but 
hopefully it will go away with time even if noone has time to investigate/fix.


> When restarted, it will politely ask if I want to restart the last session.
> If I reply yes, I am back in the same situation. Quit etoys will again quit
> the browser.
> Does someone know a gentler way?
> Yours in curiosity and service, --Jerome Peace
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