[vlc-devel] vlc plugin and attachment:// URIs

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Jul 20 22:29:15 CEST 2009

Le lundi 20 juillet 2009 23:21:29 Michael A. Puls II, vous avez écrit :
> O.K. In this case, one just makes sure that they don't specify @data and
> just stick to specifying an mrl param.

I don't understand what you mean.

> However, with the attachment:// situation in Opera, do you think the
> browser's streaming would be flexible enough there (since the data
> wouldn't be coming over HTTP)? Or, do you think it'd be just as inflexible?
> If so, what about for now, make it so that if after:
>   if( psz_target )
> {
>   // get absolute URL from src
> char *psz_absurl = getAbsoluteURL(psz_target);
> psz_target = psz_absurl ? psz_absurl : strdup(psz_target);
>   }
> psz_target still starts with "attachment:", make the video area say "URI
> scheme not supported"?
> Would that be acceptable?

If it is attachment:// it could be dealt with a patch.
If it's attachment:/ as you said earlier, it's plain broken.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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