[webkit-dev] writing NPAPI plugins for <video> tag

v_shiv shivakumara at gmail.com
Sun Feb 12 23:12:39 PST 2012

Hello Sriram
     Were you successfully able to write a plugin for webkit to handle video
and audio? Is this facility still available in Webkit 2.2.0?
Thanks and Regards,

sriramn wrote:
> Is there an NPAPI plugin extension available to say that the plugin
> supports <video> tag
> For example a set of methods / properties, which map directly to <video>
> tag.
> i.e play(), pause(), etc..map to a direct NPAPI method on the plugin
> with the same JS name
> I am not sure if this is what is called as proxy plugin for <video> tag.
>>From the code in RenderPartObject.cpp
> serviceType = "application/x-media-element-proxy-plugin";
> it is clear that  the plugin should support this new mime-type..
> 1. Please correct me if the above observation is incorrect
> 2. Is there any other requirements that the plugin needs to meet ?
> 3. Is there a sample NPAPI proxy plugin  ..  probably based on
> gstreamer or mplayer .
> 4. Is there some documentation related to NPAPI extension for <video>
> tag handling ?
> -- 
> Sriram Neelakandan
> Author - Embedded Linux System Design And Development
> (http://tinyurl.com/2doosu)
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