[OpenLayers-Dev] strange (blocking) behaviours of OL 2.10 with Firefox 5.0 (at least on Windows)

Andreas Hocevar ahocevar at opengeo.org
Wed Aug 10 09:45:24 EDT 2011


FWIW, this is fixed in OpenLayers-2.11 (rc2 currently available).


On Aug 10, 2011, at 15:34 , Peter Körner wrote:

> Am 10.08.2011 15:23, schrieb G. Allegri:
>> Sorry fot having posted the wrong links, I forgot to edit them before
>> sending.
>> The problem is quite difficult to resume, because it affects various
>> points of OL. In general, the Firebug console reports problems with
>> various symbols and classes being undefined (e.g. OpenLayers.LonLat is
>> not a constructor, OpenLayers.Format.GML.v3 is undefined,
>> OpenLayers.Format.Filter is undefined, and so on). Try the Base Layers,
>> or the Click Handler examples from
> Yes I can confirm that and I'd guess it comes from the method used to delay-load the different files. It does a user-agent check here:
> var docWrite = (agent.match("MSIE") || agent.match("Safari"));
> if docWrite is true, it uses document.write("<script ... />") to load the scripts. If it is false, it uses document.getElementsByTagName("head")[0].appendChild(...) to load them.
> as far I know, appendChild will load the files in the order the server responds, while document.write will wait for one file to load before the next gets loaded -- but this is only from my own and limited tests.
> Loading the files in the wrong order produces the described problems.
> Peter
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