>>> Martijn Pieters wrote
> > Has anyone besides me had trouble using Mozilla to manage Zope ie access
> > the control panel via log in?
> There are regressions in recent Mozilla builds that prevent the authentication
> dialog from functioning properly. This regression seems to keep popping up
> once in a while. The password textbox is then broken, and Mozilla tries to
> authenticate you with an empty password field.

The current one is bugzilla 42008. ("Basic" auth works, "basic" auth doesn't).
Zope gets it wrong, I just put a patch in the Collector.

Mozilla "bug" at 

fix at

> Often, you can bypass it by typing the password in a seperate text window,
> then copying and pasting it into the password textfield. This has worked for
> me on Linux.

This now works, but was broken by the above Mozilla bug (ok, they're 
technically correct, but it's still a change, and no other browser behaves
this way).

> Other than this problem I have had no trouble managing Zope servers with
> Mozilla, or at least not much.. it all depends on the quality of the nighty
> build. Try a newer or older build, I'd say.

Newer ones are broken since 2000/06/01... 


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