[thelist] flash - validitating & Firefox on Linux

Mark Groen evolt at markgroen.com
Mon Dec 25 10:09:40 CST 2006

On Monday 25 December 2006 07:34, Bob Meetin wrote:
> Using the method described on A List Apart to get Flash to validate it
> seems to work on my windows pc for both IE and Firefox.  On my Linux pc
> I get a strange behavior in Firefox.  It will load, and momentarily
> display the box where the video is, then it disappears, but the space
> remains occupied and only the video controls display.  You can see tell
> the video plays as the marker in the scroll rule is moving.  This is a
> very short video.
> www.dottedi.biz/codesamples/flash/valid-xhtml.html (a list apart method)
> www.dottedi.biz/codesamples/flash/common-method.html (common way)

Both links work for me, Fedora/Firefox.

> This video was encoded in Flash encoder then was created in Flash 8.  Is
> this a problem with the browser on linux or a problem with the flash movie?

Probably a Linux thing, I had problems myself with the previous Flash Player, 
got 9?




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