[Seaside] Re: embed a video with seaside

Klaus D. Witzel klaus.witzel at cobss.com
Fri Oct 27 12:14:35 UTC 2006

Hi Andreas,

on Fri, 27 Oct 2006 13:59:16 +0200, you wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > I'm trying to embed a video in my web application but without any
>> success. So I hope you can help me. I try'd the following:
>> >
>> > video := self tag: 'embed'.
>> > video attributeAt: 'src' put: (self context urlForDocument:
>> videoFileName).
>> >
>> > When I open my application in a webbrowser (firefox 2.0) I can see  
>> the Q
>> of the quicktime plugin within a ?.
>> >
>> > Has anyone an idea what I can do to solve this problem?
>> >
>> Have you tried writing a simple web application directly in html without
>> seaside ? Can you see your video withing this self-made page ?
> Yes, I have written a simple xhtml example which embed a video on my  
> harddisk, I include it with:
>  <embed src="file:///path_to_my_video/video.mpg" type="video/mpeg"/>
> In this way all works fine, but it doesn't with seaside.
> I have also tried it out with the object tag, but in this way my browser  
> shows nothing, with embed tag I can see at least the Q within ? which  
> indicates me that the browser knows to use a plugin.

This is perhaps so. You can confirm it by finding the corresponding http  
request in the logfile of your webserver. This info at that location is  
authoritative and ultimative.



> Pete

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