[webkit-dev] Not able to play flash with windows webkit

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Fri Sep 23 08:08:45 PDT 2011

On Sep 23, 2011, at 9:36 AM, vswap 65 wrote:

> After little more investigation I found that the issue is with the mimetype not with the flash plugin.
> When the NP flash plugini.e., npswf.dll is installed, webkit is loading the dll and playing the flash with if the mimetype is changed to "application/x-shockwave-flash". This is valid mime-type for *.swf content.
> But in the testcase attached for the bugid: 21649, mimetype is "application/octet-stream".
> And firefox is able to play even if the mimetype is "application/octet-stream".
> So I wanted to know if this is a valid bug on webkit or its a content issue(invalid HTML content).
> Can some please suggest us if we can raise a bug on webkit?

It sounds worth filing a bug and mentioning the difference from Firefox. It would also be good to test other browsers.


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