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RE: [Gnash-dev] More verbose error output in plugin

From: Michael T
Subject: RE: [Gnash-dev] More verbose error output in plugin
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 20:36:51 +0100

I would love to, but I'm afraid there is not much chance that I will find
any time for it in the foreseeable future :(  So in the absence of a patch,
just take my suggestion as that, something you can implement if it
seems useful to you and forget about otherwise...



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> Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 22:52:31 +0100
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> Subject: Re: [Gnash-dev] More verbose error output in plugin
> Hi Micheal,
> what you're asking would be best implemented as a 'view logs'
> GTK window. Benjamin has been looking at it some time ago but
> never handled to complete the project due to other priorities
> on the list.
> Nonetheless Ben added support for popping up windows and it
> should already work for well-defined malfunctioning (media decoding
> most noticeably).
> Now, adding more cases for a popup could help here, but it must
> be very carefully analized what's worth notifying or the risk
> is to get way TOO much notifications (and sometimes for nothing as
> some SWF application keep working just with minor disturbances
> for some unimplemented things).
> Probably a good candidate would be 'ABC' code at this time (movies
> requiring the virtual machine version 2).
> Willing to provide a patch ?
> --strk;
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 10:33:16AM +0100, Michael T wrote:
>> Dear Gnash developers,
>> This is a feature request for the Gnash browser plugin.  It would be nice 
>> if, when
>> Gnash can't play a file due to unsupported opcodes or similar, it would 
>> display text
>> on the lines of "Gnash can't play this file ( because it 
>> uses
>> the unsupported XXX and YYY and ZZZ Flash commands.  You may wish to contact 
>> the
>> authors of the web page about this issue". - rather than just showing a black
>> window.  It would increase the chances of pages on the web being made Gnash-
>> compatible, which would probably increase Gnash uptake (and the number of 
>> people
>> interested in contributing).
>> Regards and thanks for a great piece of software,
>> Michael

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