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RE: how to play .wav file

From: Bi, Xiaolian <xbi@tri.sbc.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 1999 11:39:52 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <6C5FB3C08FCBD1118EE600805FEA9CC201E1A544@trimail.tri.sbc.com>
To: "'Roland Mainz'" <Roland.Mainz@informatik.med.uni-giessen.de>, "'www-jigsaw@w3c.org'" <www-jigsaw@w3c.org>

Thanks for the replay, but I am not sure I get what you are saying. Let me
explain my problem more, and maybe you ca help me more. Thanks in advance.

I have a servlet that output an html file, in which I have a hyperlink to a
.wav file. The html code related to wav file embedded in the servlet code
looks something like this:
<td><a href="audio/wavfile.wav"><img src="images/sound.gif"></td>

>From what I read from books, when the image file is clicked, the wav file is
supposed to be played. And it indeed works that way with a personal web
server (that comes with MicroSoft FrontPage). But in the Jigsaw environment,
when the image file is clicked, it asks me whether I want to save the file.
If I say yes, the file is downloaded to my PC (NT running netscape) and no
audio is played. I will have to click on the .wav file on the PC to play it,
which is not acceptable user interface.

Do you know what's the problem? Any thing I need to configure/set? 

Thanks again.

		-----Original Message-----
		From:	Roland Mainz
		Sent:	Friday, August 20, 1999 7:23 AM
		To:	'www-jigsaw@w3c.org'
		Subject:	Re: how to play .wav file

		Hi !


		"Bi, Xiaolian" wrote:

		> Does Jigsaw play a role in how a .wav file is played by
web browser such as
		> Netscape? Can some one point me to the documentation, if
there is any?
		> Thanks.

		AFAIK Jigsaw tells the web browser that the file contains
audio by setting
		the mime-type (e.g. audio/x-wav ???).
		In Jigsaw, the default indexer needs (maybe it has it
already...) an entry "WAV"

		which sets the connect mime-type.

		Thats all...



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