[Bug 127960] Unresponsive script dialog usability problems

Alexander Sack asac at jwsdot.com
Tue Jul 24 16:13:35 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jul 24, 2007 at 02:40:57PM -0000, Alexander Konovalenko wrote:
> Public bug reported:
> Binary package hint: firefox
> First, see attached screenshot. Here is a textual description of it.
> The "Warning: Unresponsive script" dialog has two buttons: "Continue"
> and "Stop script". The Continue button's icon is a red X. The "Stop
> script" button's icon is a green Enter-like arrow. The text above the
> buttons reads: "A script on this page may be busy, or it may have
> stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to
> see if the script will complete."
> Those who use slower computers are likely to see this dialog more often,
> because the performance of some scripts is not optimized by the
> developers who test only on faster machines.

... this is a bit tricky, but in general I agree that it can be
confusing and should be improved.

 - Alexander

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