User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040628 Firefox/0.9.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040628 Firefox/0.9.1 Mozcc is an excellent extension which provides creative commons licence information when it is present as RDF. http://www.yergler.net/projects/mozcc/ However this only works for HTML or Mozilla native SVG. There is a problem with Mozilla architecture and adobe asv3.1 plugin architecture that is preventing mozcc accessing the RDF creative commons licence. This would appear rather strange, as this is all text, and presumably available to mozilla irrespective of the adobe plugin, eg <view source> displays correctly. I realise that this is a tricky issue, and believe it needs urgent attention. Mozcc represents an extremely good use of RDF. Furthermore SVG, CC, and Mozilla are all dedicated to open source in their different ways. firefox0.9.1 rocks please get this done! Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.install adobe asv 3.1 2.install mozcc 3.visit http://www.peepo.co.uk/launch/index.svg Actual Results: mozcc claims no RDF creative commons licence information is available Expected Results: graphical icon indicating Public Domain further and full information when clicking on the CC icon
Does it happen if some other plug-in is responsible for rendering? I am not sure how mozcc works, but I think that Mozilla implicitly creates an HTML "thunk" to pull-in plug-in data which looks like this: <html> <body> <object data="..."/> </body> </html> Maybe mozcc mistakenly tries to get licence out of that thing.
Yes, that is what mozCC does. For HTML documents it uses document.documentElement.innerHTML to get the document contents and then parse them for in-comment RDF, etc. It seems that the Adobe SVG plugin doesn't actually expose the DOM tree in a similar fashion. Of course, I'm open to suggestions on other (better) ways to extract the document source, or ways to access the Adobe SVG DOM that I haven't tried yet.
You won't be able to access Adobe SVG DOM since it not (and could not) be exposed to Mozilla. This problem might be fixed in the future versions of Mozilla and SVG plugin - but that's long term. Meanwhile you could detect an HTML stub, load the source of the object and parse it using regular Mozilla XML parser. This would work with all XML formats and all plug-ins.
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I can't help that no one is working on this bug
Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:22.214.171.124) Gecko/20100316 Firefox/3.6.2 Reporter, Please try if you can reproduce with the latest nightly build ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/nightly/latest-trunk/
The adobe SVG 3.1 plug in is dead. It it no longer supported by Adobe.
Robert, please leave my bugs alone, this has nothing to do with adobe
In comment 0 you wrote > There is a problem with Mozilla architecture and adobe asv3.1 plugin > architecture that is preventing mozcc accessing the RDF creative commons > licence. So why is it now not about Adobe?
this would require some effort by the plugin vendor, and as the plugin is defunct, this bug is effectively wontfix.