[webkit-gtk] google login

Dennis New dennisn at dennisn.mooo.com
Sat Feb 3 09:24:57 PST 2018

On Sat, 03 Feb 2018 11:09:11 -0600, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 10:50 AM, Dennis New
> <dennisn at dennisn.mooo.com> wrote:
> > It's probably a known issue, I remember it's been plaguing me
> > forever with all my webkit-gtk browsers (surf, midori, etc), but
> > why doesn't google's login page work?
> > 
> >    https://accounts.google.com
> > 
> > None of the buttons or form fields do anything.
> It works for me. We'd be getting tons of complaints if other people 
> couldn't log in to Google. Try clearing cookies, as a first guess.
> And make sure JavaScript is enabled.
> Have you noticed a redesign in the layout of the page recently? 
> Sometimes Google releases a new version of its websites for a limited 
> number of users. In the past, this has caused users who have received 
> the testing version to be unable to use affected sites (including 
> accounts.google.com and youtube.com) for several months, until Google 
> deployed the changes more widely and we were able to test to see why 
> they're broken. Hopefully that's not the case here....

What does your layout look like? In all my webkit-gtk browsers, it
looks like this for me, and doesn't work:

In my qtwebkit browser, it looks like this and works:

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