Closed Bug 1288585 Opened 6 years ago Closed 6 years ago
[Decoder Doctor] WMF-missing console message is misleading on Windows XP
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When attempting to play an H.264/AAC/MP4 file on Windows XP, the following warning is shown in the console: "To play video formats video/mp4; codecs="avc1.42E01E mp4a.40.2", video/mp4, you need to install extra Microsoft software, see https://support.mozilla.org/kb/fix-video-audio-problems-firefox-windows" However unlike Windows Vista+, XP does not have the option to add Microsoft software to handle these formats. So we should not show this console message. Maybe another one? TBD. Note that the drop-down notification bar is not shown, as expected.
6 years ago
Priority: -- → P3
On Windows XP (and others before Vista), if WMF is required to play a format, the console message should not refer to Microsoft software as it is not available there. Review commit: https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/66774/diff/#index_header See other reviews: https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/66774/
Attachment #8774246 - Flags: review?(cpearce)
Try: https://treeherder.mozilla.org/#/jobs?repo=try&revision=e3f52f5e90ead018b28da3c097dce06616ab1958 And also manually tested on Windows XP to verify that the new message is shown there.
Comment on attachment 8774246 [details] Bug 1288585 - Clarify console message about WinXP unsupported formats - https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/66774/#review63550
Attachment #8774246 - Flags: review?(cpearce) → review+
Pushed by firstname.lastname@example.org: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/cde1abb38839 Clarify console message about WinXP unsupported formats - r=cpearce
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