Closed Bug 1274572 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago

Unable to play VHS video on nytimes.com

Categories

(Firefox for Android Graveyard :: Audio/Video, defect)

ARM
Android
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

(firefox46 affected, firefox47 affected, firefox48 affected, firefox49 affected)

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 577084
Tracking Status
firefox46 --- affected
firefox47 --- affected
firefox48 --- affected
firefox49 --- affected

People

(Reporter: marcia, Unassigned)

References

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Details

Seen while running the latest beta on a Nexus 5 running 6.0.1

STR:
1. Visit http://www.nytimes.com/video/world/middleeast/100000004422846/who-was-on-egyptair-flight-804.html
2. Get an unsupported browser message

The video plays fine on Chrome on the same device. The VHS player purports to support HTML5 video technology in an article I read.
OS: Unspecified → Android
Hardware: Unspecified → ARM
Version: unspecified → Trunk
This mimeType is audio/x-mpegurl which is HLS format that Firefox doesn't support. 
Desktop FireFox can play it, so it seems http://www.nytimes.com/ plays HLS on mobile.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Product: Firefox for Android → Firefox for Android Graveyard
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