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Subject: Re: FLASH: Flash Plug-In for IE on Mac
From: hub
Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 19:04:29 GMT


Sorry, you may have the plugin installed but when you come across a page
that uses javascript detection, it fails with Mac IE.
This is because IE doesn't support javascript detection and will always
return a value of false when asked if it has the flash plugin installed.

If no js detection routine is used then you will be able to see the flash

This is why the alternative of using flash to detect flash and using a meta
redirect is suggested by both macromedia and http://www.moock.org/ for

Also just to clarify, IE and NEtscape are two completely different browsers
in so far as how they treat detection, javascript, css etc etc. Neither
fully support any standards that might be out there.


hub :: www.hubmedia.co.uk

> From: Jennifer Webber <jwebberatcartainc [dot] com>
> Reply-To: flasheratchinwag [dot] com
> Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 10:25:40 -0800
> To: "'flasheratchinwag [dot] com'" <flasheratchinwag [dot] com>
> Subject: RE: FLASH: Flash Plug-In for IE on Mac
> Actually, the problem is that the Plug-In IS installed for the IE on Mac,
> and it is still not able to view Flash pages. If I open NS on the same
> maching, I can view the page perfectly.
> Any other suggested articles?

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  RE: FLASH: Flash Plug-In for IE on Mac, Jennifer Webber

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