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When selecting a date from the Ubuntu calendar and drag into firefox it redirects to this page http://cdn.ruanjian.com/bibei/

Is this intentional?

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What action are you talking about? Do you mean to open the calender in the panel by clicking the clock, selecting a date and dragging it to a firefox window and dropping it there? If I do this Firefox goes to the URL 2011-08-11.com –  N.N. Aug 11 '11 at 17:24
yes.. I'm talking about that.. but in my (Ubuntu 11.04 x64) it goes to the url in the question! –  Francisco Tomé Costa Aug 11 '11 at 17:56
What happens if you type in "http://www.2011-08-11.com/" manually? Do other nonexistent URLs take you there? –  frabjous Aug 11 '11 at 18:13

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If you

  1. open the calender in the panel by clicking the clock,
  2. select a date and drag it somewhere and
  3. release it

then it's copied to where it's released.

For instance if release it into a text editor it inserts the date. This is just an example of a drag and drop feature.

The reason that you end up at http://cdn.ruanjian.com/bibei/ is, I guess, that an URL of the form http://www.2011-08-11.com/ (but not exactly this URL) links there.

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if i release it in FF it goes to that url in the question (using Ubuntu 11.04 x64) –  Francisco Tomé Costa Aug 11 '11 at 18:04
It may happen that your DNS redirects you from 2011-08-11.com to cdn.ruanjian.com/bibei and ours not. –  Rafał Cieślak Aug 11 '11 at 19:46

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