[thelist] Flash read only?

David Dorward evolt at david.us-lot.org
Mon Jun 10 08:40:01 CDT 2002

On Mon, 10 Jun 2002 14:15:34 +0100
"Andrew Maynes" <andrew at uk-webdeveloper.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi All
> Is there a way stop people from looking at swf files, for example if
> I visit a site with flash I can go and retrieve the file form my hd
> and open it in flash and do what i please.... can I stop this from
> happening?

No you can't, you _must_ allow the webbrowser access to the file so
that the webbrowser can display it (or pass it to the appropriate
plugin). If a webbrowser can access the file then a user can do
whatever the like with it.

David Dorward                                   http://david.us-lot.org/
HTML email is a bit like using coloured paper and glitter ink on a CV.

More information about the thelist mailing list