Mozilla.org locale redirects


(Graham Perrin) #1

Downloads and other important addresses: locale redirection issues

https://github.com/mozilla/newfirefox.mozilla.community/issues/15 produced:

For me, with a preference for en-GB (above de-de), there’s inappropriate redirection to https://www.mozilla.org/de/firefox/. At a glance, this seems comparable to:

– but I’ll refrain from reporting a separate issue.

https://framasphere.org/posts/4105814#b485bc30a9d70135d2112a0000053625 lightly fishes for other edge cases.

Now, as I write this, I suspect that a variety of URLs may be affected, including:

– redirects to https://www.mozilla.org/de/firefox/

Not bugged

https://www.mozilla.org/ correctly redirects to https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/


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(Michael Kohler) #2

Thanks for the report. As you correctly identified, this seems to be a bug with mozilla.org itself, nothing with this website or our short link: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1416562#c2


(Richard Soderberg) #3

I reached out to the two teams involved in Mozilla.org language redirects and one of them triaged the bug into their queue. Thanks for filing it!