Http Auth in a Firefox 3 bookmarklet

Question :

Http Auth in a Firefox 3 bookmarklet,

Answer :

I’m trying to create a bookmarklet for posting bookmarks to a separate account.

I tested it from the command line like:

wget -O - --no-check-certificate   ""  

This works great.

I then wanted to create a bookmarklet in my firefox. I googled and found bits and pieces and ended up with:

javascript:void(      open(''            +encodeURIComponent(location.href)            +'&description='+encodeURIComponent(document.title),            'delicious','toolbar=no,width=500,height=250'          )      );  

But all that happens is that I get this from


If I then go to the address bar and press enter, it changes to:


Any ideas how to get it to work directly from the bookmarks?


Can you sniff the traffic to find what’s actually being sent? Is it sending any auth data at all and it’s incorrect or being presented in a form the server doesn’t like, or is it never being sent by firefox at all?

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