[webkit-help] NPAPI plugins

Kotteeswaran E kotteeswaran at lukup.com
Thu Dec 10 03:58:22 PST 2015


Thanks for your prompt reply.

My concern is that as Google says, the NPAPI plugins are having security
issues as they plugins are available to the hackers.

We plan to implement PPAPI & NACL in webkit instead of NPAPI

On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 3:03 PM, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru>

> 10.12.2015, 07:06, "Kotteeswaran E" <kotteeswaran at lukup.com>:
> > Hi,
> >
> > We are planning to develop our a webkit based GUI kind of thing. When we
> browsed in the net, we came to know that Chrome and Mozilla are not
> supporting NPAPI plugins due to security reasons and chrome is switching to
> PPAPI plugin with NACl.
> > But in firebreath url, we saw that "PPAPI can be used in conjunction
> with NaCL but NACl is supported only on google chrome."
> >
> > Our plan is to use python based plugin based calls in our product.
> >
> > Please suggest us a way to proceed.
> FYI, there is a wrapper that allows running PPAPI plugin in NPAPI-enabled
> browser:
> https://github.com/i-rinat/freshplayerplugin
> Currently it is focused on running modern versions of Flash plugin inside
> Firefox.
> --
> Regards,
> Konstantin

Thanks & regards,
E. Kotteeswaran | Tech Lead – DVB Middleware

M: +91 94811 34803 | e: kotteeswaran at lukup.com <xyz at lukup.com>


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