bug attached images not browser loadable (was: bug to which attached)

Adam Williamson adamwill at fedoraproject.org
Fri Jul 18 21:40:49 UTC 2014

On Fri, 2014-07-18 at 13:19 -0400, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2014-07-18 09:50 (GMT-0700) Adam Williamson composed:
> > On Fri, 2014-07-18 at 12:04 -0400, Felix Miata wrote:
> >> Now if you can, provide a workaround for the inane bugzilla.redhat.com
> >> policy, found on no other Bugzilla installation I've ever encountered, that
> >> requires a bazillion hoops be negotiated to get any attachment loaded into
> >> the tab in which the bug page is loaded. Do the Redhat Bugzilla maintainers
> >> think all its users are running Windows sans malware defenses? What is that
> >> policy really supposed to be protecting? :-p
> > Set the attachment type to text/plain . Bugzilla's auto-detection is
> > terrible and always sets it to something silly which browsers don't want
> > to open directly. I think I've seen this on other Bugzillas, though? I
> > don't think it's unique to RH's?
> So, it's OK for mere spectators to be changing attachment types in order to 
> access others' attachments directly, and not expected that they add CC to do so?

I'd say yeah, it's fine. I've never seen anyone complain about a
drive-by attachment type fix. Go ahead and do it. I do, all the time. If
it's text, fix the type.
Adam Williamson
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