[whatwg] <object> element feedback
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Nov 20 16:36:31 PST 2008
On Thu, 20 Nov 2008, Michael A. Puls II wrote:
> To give you an example though:
> clsid:6BF52A52-394A-11D3-B153-00C04F79FAA6 is for the WMP 7+ api. It
> uses a different API than the 6.4 API that's used by the NPAPI 6.4 wmp
> plugin (npdsplay.dll) that uses application/x-mplayer2.
> So, mapping the classid in this case can break things, like volume, file
> loading, autostart etc and others things, including scripting.
> However, clsid:22D6F312-B0F6-11D0-94AB-0080C74C7E95 is the 6.4 classid.
> It's still meant for the activeX 6.4 plugin, but it's pretty compatible
> with the NPAPI 6.4 wmp plugin.
> However, The Firefox WMP NPAPI plugin does support the 7+ api so
> browsers could map clsid:6BF52A52-394A-11D3-B153-00C04F79FAA6 to it and
> it should work for most things. (There's still the problem of Firefox
> support <script for=""> for use with this plugin though, unless for=""
> support has be dropped)
> But, the Firefox wmp plugin says that it supports application/x-mplayer2
> also. So, it'd have to go something like this, maybe:
> clsid:22D6F312-B0F6-11D0-94AB-0080C74C7E95 -> application/x-mplayer2
> clsid:6BF52A52-394A-11D3-B153-00C04F79FAA6 -> application/x-ms-wmp (FF wmp
> Or, the browser would have to map in a more reliable way by dll or
> something. Anyway...
Yeah... I think I'll leave this unspecified. Thanks for the info.
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