#11771 NORM 12.1.0: Browse and Firefox do not play ogg files

Peter Easthope peter at easthope.ca
Thu Apr 12 11:12:44 EDT 2012

On 11/04/12 03:31 PM, Zarro Boogs per Child wrote:
> #11771: Browse and Firefox do not play ogg files
>   Tested Browse on os884 on XO-1.75.
>    * the page does load, and contains an embedded player widget, called
>   OggPlayer.js, which shows a play button,

Yes.  I hadn't understood that.

>    * clicking on the play button on the widget results in the widget
>   changing to a grey X on a grey background,


>    * clicking on the link to the actual file
>   (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/ab/Trombone-multiphonics.ogg)
>   did play the file fine.


>   Is this what you are talking about?  The failure of the Wikimedia
>   OggPlayer Javascript script widget?

OK, yes, thanks.  My description was inadequate.  Nevertheless Wikipedia 
is a useful resource.  Seems reasonable to try to make OggPlayer.js work 
automatically.  Is this just a configuration matter?  Is there an 
obstruction from proprietary software?

Thanks,           ... Peter E.

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