Support for PLUGINURL attribute for plugins

VERIFIED INVALID

Status

()

P1
enhancement
VERIFIED INVALID
18 years ago
17 years ago

People

(Reporter: peterlubczynski-bugs, Assigned: peterlubczynski-bugs)

Tracking

Trunk
mozilla0.8
x86
All
Points:
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Dependency tree / graph

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: [ETA 2/7/1])

(Assignee)

Description

18 years ago
Add support for a PLUGINURL attribute for the EMBED tag which is an URL that 
points to an executable or possibly an XPInstall package in the future. 

When no plugin is found but a PLUGINURL attribute is found, we should:

1) Download the executable pointed to by this URL. Show status
2) Give the user a warning about executing untrusted code
3) Execute code or invoke XPInstall

The Default Plugin should also skip the step of finding the correct plugin but 
instead go directly the reload message..ie "Click here after installing"
(Assignee)

Updated

18 years ago
Blocks: 64833
(Assignee)

Updated

18 years ago
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Priority: -- → P1
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla0.8
(Assignee)

Updated

18 years ago
Whiteboard: [ETA 2/7/1]

Comment 1

18 years ago
cc'ing myself.
(Assignee)

Comment 2

18 years ago
The PLUGINSURL and PLUGINPAGE attributes are already supported by the "Default 
Plugin" (plugin downloader plugin). It already works pretty well but may still 
need some minor cosmetic changes.
(Assignee)

Comment 3

18 years ago
If anyone wants to see how this works currently, I have some screen shots 
visible at:
http://retro/users/peterlubczynski/publish/pluginDemo2/demo.htm 
or
http://panther/pluginDemo2/demo.htm
Depends on: 46405
(Assignee)

Updated

18 years ago
Blocks: 59838
(Assignee)

Comment 4

18 years ago
Since support is already there, marking INVALID.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID

Updated

17 years ago
No longer blocks: 64833

Comment 5

17 years ago
spam : marking invalid bugs 'verif'. reopen if u disagree, reporter!
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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