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Re: If MS pulls plug-in support, who do I sue

From: Jake Robb <jakerobb@mac.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2003 16:54:24 -0400
To: W3C Public Web Plugins List <public-web-plugins@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BB83B640.E8C1%jakerobb@mac.com>

I suspect that Eolas would fight that as long as you're viewing the Flash
document from within a browser.

However, downloading and saving the SWF, and then playing it with QuickTime
Player should be okay.

-Jake



neo binedell wrote:

> 
> So what is the concensus when one opens a
> flash swf document directly from the server
> (i.e. not embedded inside a web page)?
> 
> There are no html tags or html documents for
> that matter?
> 
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> ::: Quantum materiae materietur
> ::: marmota monax si marmota
> ::: monax materiam possit materiari?
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 
> 
>> Jake,
> 
>> That's my impression also about the '906 patent.  The nut of the patent
>> is that a plugin is run inside of a Web page (AKA, hypermedia document)
>> and it has its own dedicated area of the Web page to show output and
>> interact with a user.
> 
>> Richard
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 9 September 2003 16:59:05 UTC

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