Unable to launch Realplayer to watch mlb.tv game broadcast

RESOLVED INVALID

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RESOLVED INVALID
16 years ago
16 years ago

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(Reporter: jt.marsh, Assigned: saari)

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Description

16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030312 Chimera/0.7+
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030312 Chimera/0.7+

The following does not seem to work.




<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Pragma" content="no-cache">
<meta http-equiv="expires" content="0">
<title>MLB.com - MLB.TV</title>
</head>
<body onLoad="javascript:window.close();">
<table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"
bgcolor="#ffffff"><tr>

</tr></table>
	
<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
<!-- 
if (document.location.href.indexOf("mlb.com") > -1) { document.domain = "mlb.com";}
window.opener.location.href='http://start.real.com/rd?pid=mlb_lg&url=play_live.smil?game=livegroup01/live/st_031303_bosnya_tv_live.rm&site=mlb&src=CNTnull&dnc=200303140136-mlb_lg-015bbf63e4e49b9583a0421a081d0332-123';
//-->

</script>

</body>
</html>

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.login to mlb.com to watch game broadcast
2. click link to game
3. a window flashes, but no game

Actual Results:  
Nothing

Expected Results:  
real file downloaded to be viewed in realplayer

Manually entering the URL for the real file does enable me to watch.

Comment 1

16 years ago
As you can see on Mozilla's JavaScript Console, that HTML fragment has problems.
First, window.opener is undefined. Second, the page may not close windows that
weren't opened by script.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Keywords: realplayer
Resolution: --- → INVALID

Comment 2

16 years ago
Created attachment 117215 [details]
HTML fragment from comment 0.
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