Grumble grumble…

Brendan Donohoe on May 1, 2000: it’s all the little “minor” details that make a product feel good. Skip the minor details and you wind up with a rather frustrating product…. Just registering my UI vote so these things don’t slip through the cracks.

Me on October 1, 2001: So does this mean the attached patch is just getting thrown away? I’d much rather have some dialogs automatically do the default text selection than none, <rant>especially if it means waiting another year until some progress is made</rant>.

No, Mozilla still does not select the text. Here: try it out. This bug makes some bookmarklets painful to use.