[webkit-dev] NPP_GetValue with 'NPPVpluginScriptableNPObject' is not invoked automatically in XHTML content for a NS Plugin embedded object.

Anders Carlsson andersca at apple.com
Thu Oct 30 10:27:57 PDT 2008

On Oct 30, 2008, at 3:35 AM, Deshpande, Raghavendra wrote:

> I have embedded an NS plugin object using <object> </object> .
> When the page is served as XHTML, the NS plugin  scriptable object  
> is NOT instantiated, even when the plugin implements NPP_Get()  
> forNPPVpluginScriptableNPObject . Whereas, if the same page is  
> served as HTML content, then, the scriptable object gets instantiated.
> I also noticed that, in xhtml content , the scriptable NS plugin  
> object gets instantiated only upon first call to ‘getElementById’.  
> Thus making ‘getElementById’ mandatory for Javascript binding to the  
> embedded object.
> XHTML specification doesn’t specify any rules related to ‘auto  
> instantiation’ of NS Pligin object. But, the behavior should not  
> vary from HTML to XHTML.
> So, Is it a bug?

Yes, this sounds like a bug. Please file it at http://bugs.webkit.org


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