Ah yes - forgot to mention - I've got a physical hfs disk I'm "sneaker-netting" between a borrowed mac, and my pc - so all burning is carried out on PC, with a mounted HFS partition. *grin* Not a happy bunny. -----Original Message----- From: Ben Morrison [mailto:ben.morrison at dogstardesign.co.uk] Sent: 17 June 2003 13:34 To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] surreal mac/pc website cdrom question On 17/6/03 1:27 pm, "aardvark" <roselli at earthlink.net> wrote: >> I've been commissioned to build a mac/pc cd-rom containing a >> completely cross-platform site for offline viewing. > > HTML? > >> For starters I'm not 100% sure on how to author a disc for both >> purposes (I'm sure I can find a solution) but what about the actual >> support for flash and video objects? Googling for a solution comes up >> with hundreds of answers for PC - but zip for mac usage. > > look for info on burning hybrid CD-ROMs... > Last time I made one you had to use toast on a mac to compile the cd, as the mac supports hybrid cd's. As for video the mac will have quicktime installed. Its more than likely to have flash installed - but you should be checking for this anyway and offering an install. >> Does anyone here have any experience in this, or have any advice on >> how to author this to work on both? The last thing we want to do is >> alienate any potential users - but at the same time, unless we're >> getting 500 mac users of a production run of 5000 discs I don't think >> it's viable spending most of my development time purely working of >> mac support, rather than quality of the overall offering. > > i just wrapped up a hybrid CD-ROM that autoruns a Flash movie on both > Mac and Windows... that's not so hard... if you're trying to autorun > web pages off a CD-ROM, you'll need a utility to launch the browser > (Duckware is where i got mine) on Wintel, but i can't address auto- > running HTML on a Mac... at least not right now... You can google for "applescript autorun mac" benjer -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ Evolt.org conference in London, July 25-27 2003. Register today at http://evolt.org.uk For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !