[SpamCop-List] Re: [Media] Anony Mouse in the news...
ric.gates at bigsleep.org
Sun Feb 1 06:38:45 EST 2004
On 31 Jan 2004 Bo Briggs entered spamcop and left
news:bvhu2e$sv6$1 at news.spamcop.net:
> Blammo wrote:
>> npdsplay.dll came with WMP 7 and 8 (I think).
>> Mozilla searches for plug-ins when you install it. And then you need
>> a reg entry as well because of some media Player bug, the version6
>> player will try to load in Mozilla. One of the Windows installers
>> fixes the reg, not sure if it's WMP or Moz.
> Kinda weird. You say that npdsplay.dll comes with WMP, a MS product.
> Why would it be supplied? Well, I can only guess, MS wants you to use
> the MP. Remember the browser wars when Netscape had >67% market share?
> Then again, maybe Mozilla supplies the plug (which I suspect). I've
> never had any problem using it. But I've never tried to change the
> default media player on my box. If I can see the stuff, I don't care
> whose I use.
This is actually a Communicator plugin that's usually stored in "Program
Files\Window Media Player\".
I don't think MS provides Netscape plugin support any longer (wait, maybe
I'm thinking of Adobe Acrobat?). Internet Explorer doesn't support plugins
at all since 5.5 (its ActiveX only).
> Anyway, here's a link to some tests for plugins for Mozilla:
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