[whatwg] WhatWG and <embed>

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at mit.edu
Tue Sep 5 11:08:56 PDT 2006

Shadow2531 wrote:
> If Firefox does use codebase to resolve data for WMP before mapping to
> src

It does.

> Right-clicking on the wmp window and choosing "error details" -> more
> information, will show "C00D1197: Cannot play the file". That's
> because WMP most likely only got "opera/testcases/plugins/wmp/000.wax"
> passed to it for the src param.

Most likely, or definitely?   Before you said definitely.

> Or, if Firefox downloads the file itself and then passes the local
> path of the file to the plugin

This is what it does, yes.

> something may be wrong there. ( Not
> sure as I don't know how it's done exactly. )

Does the plugin expect .wax files?  Or some other extension?


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