Most developers would object to being personally contacted
sort of thing - reactions would range from your email being
without a response to massive flamage.
It would be much better for you to first read the mailing
for whatever mozilla mailing list is appropriate for this,
to make sure
this hasn't already been addressed. For good measure, check
the FAQ and
other parts of the web site. If that doesn't turn anything
up, post to
the mailing list. But please don't send private email to the
developers - that would defeat the purposes of the mailing
list (to scale
well and to help the next guy who has the same question).
It looks like they use newsgroups instead of mailing lists:
You also need to check the bug tracking system (Bugzilla) to see
if 1) a bug has been reported and 2) where the developers
are at in
terms of dealing with the bug.
Here is the link for the bug tracking system:
I just did a quick search, and here is the bug you want:
It appears that they are aware of the bug, it has been
someone is working on it. There is a duplicate of this bug at:
But you can always double-check the newsgroups to see if
talked about lately.