[whatwg] WhatWG and <embed>

Shadow2531 shadow2531 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 5 12:08:56 PDT 2006

On 9/5/06, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
> 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.

I don't know. I have no way to test what the plugin actually gets, so
most likely.

> > 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?

Yes. audio/x-ms-wax and the .wax extension are valid for the WMP plugin.


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