Click to play, the next big problem for many smaller companies

Georg Fritzsche georg.fritzsche at gmail.com
Thu Sep 5 16:53:17 UTC 2013


On Sep 5, 2013, at 5:53 PM, Benjamin Smedberg <benjamin at smedbergs.us> wrote:

> On 8/27/2013 5:43 PM, Richard Bateman wrote:
>> 
>> There is no discoverability at all because the plugin was instantiated while it was hidden; further, some functionality of the plugin is often used when the plugin is hidden, so even if you fixed what I consider to be a bug in click to play that keeps it from noticing that the object tag is now visible and show the "activate" icon it only helps and doesn't fully solve the problem.
> 
> To separate the issues: it is certainly not intentional that the CtP UI is hidden when the plugin element itself is shown. That's a bug, and we should fix it. If we can't fix it in time for FF26, I'd certainly consider adding a temporary whitelist item for this particular plugin.

I just noticed that i only replied to Matt on this, not to the list…

That should be bug 790483 [1], which i think mostly needs a plan on properly detecting the size change without firing repeatedly during, say, an animated resize.

Georg

[1] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=790483
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