UI-less windows may "lose" ability to interact with NoScript

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UI-less windows may "lose" ability to interact with NoScript

Post by therube » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:52 am

UI-less (or otherwise functionality limited) windows may "lose" ability to interact with NoScript.

Well, maybe, or maybe that is what is going on, kind of.

URL: https://www.veniceclassicradio.eu/en/

Allow venicelassicradio.eu

Click, Play.

A "UI-less" (no NoScript icon shows) window popups up.
The icons on that window do not display (correctly).
Nonetheless, click them, figuring that you should be able to make them work, have some music play.

Still no playback.

Hmm.

Then you fart around, & think, context menu.
Ah, NoScript does show up there.

So you click it, & you see this 5.xxx.xxx.xxx domain, you say to yourself, that looks promising.
And you allow that domain.
Hocus Pocus Magilikaly Focus
Controls now show up, you click the Play icon, & music to your ears.


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Lets try again... starting over (no, not with then entire FF/Profile deal) - only with that site.
Revert permissions in NoScript.


URL: https://www.veniceclassicradio.eu/en/
Allow veniceclassicradio.eu
Click the Play button

Window pops up.

Being the second time, you now know what to do.

Context-menu -> NoScript.
NoScript menu pops up.

Now, before doing anything else, jump away - to some other window, some other application - whatever.

Jump back to where you were.
The player webpage popup window is there.
Right-click cotext-menu -> NoScript.

But at that point, the NoScript menu does not pop up.
Where? Why?
Not sure?
Is the initial NoScript window still out there somewhere?
Is it hiding behind some other window (be it FF or some other application)?
Not sure?
Remember, we never interacted with it this second time.
We only caused it to open, then jumped away to do something else.

Or is there an error in its opening this second time?
Not sure.

All I know at this point is that the NoScript menu is not opening, so I cannot interact with the page, cannot get the music to play.

(Likewise, don't know if these steps are able to be duplicated [as I don't want to restart FF, at this point].)


Also note that if a website blocks context-menu (from displaying at all), that would make things that much harder.
(The URL in the popup window does display, so you are able to copy the URL of the popup & paste that into a regular window, which would then have the NoScript icon & better accessibility to its settings.)
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball NoScript FlashGot AdblockPlus
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:69.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/69.0

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Re: UI-less windows may "lose" ability to interact with NoScript

Post by therube » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:54 am

Ah, OK, so it is easy to duplicate & what I said above is what looks to be going on.

Simply starting a new "Play" session is sufficient.

Open https://www.veniceclassicradio.eu/en/
Allow, if need be
Click Play (oops, it says Listen, not Play)

Window pops up.
Right-click context-menu -> NoScript

NoScript dialog pops up.

All good.


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Open https://www.veniceclassicradio.eu/en/ - again - in a new window
Allow, if need be
Click Listen

Window pops up.
Right-click context-menu -> NoScript

NoScript dialog pops up
Do not interact with it, instead, jump away to a different window, application

Jump back
NoScript dialog "is no more" (or at least I don't know where it is)

Right-click context-menu -> NoScript


OH, & DOESN'T IT FIGURE, this time it works.
A moment ago it did not.
Initially, what brought this whole post about, it did not.

So I must have (as I'm writing this out) done something different - causing it not to fail - ATM.


Try it on your end, & see what happens?
There is something (wrong) AFAICT - even if it happens to be working - momentarily.
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball NoScript FlashGot AdblockPlus
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:69.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/69.0

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