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task #11064: Add HTML5 switch for sites that support it.

Submitted by:  Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>
Submitted on:  Mon 04 Apr 2011 09:53:23 AM UTC  
 
Should Start On: Mon 04 Apr 2011 12:00:00 AM UTCShould be Finished on: Fri 05 Aug 2011 12:00:00 AM UTC
Category: New featurePriority: 5 - Normal
Status: DonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>Open/Closed: Closed
Planned Release: 0.0.10

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Sat 06 Aug 2011 08:09:51 PM UTC, comment #8:

Seems stable enough. Marking the task as done.

Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Mon 01 Aug 2011 06:12:17 PM UTC, comment #7:

Working code commited in r171. It is heavily tested. Just in case, will keep the status "Ready for test" for few days.

Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sat 30 Jul 2011 09:30:46 PM UTC, comment #6:

Changing the finish date of the taks, because problems occured while writing the code.

Notes:
The activation button for the HTML5 player in Dailymotion could be used in Epiphany when the Greasemonkey extension is turned off.

Vimeo serves HTML5 player when no flahs plugin is installed.

Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 29 Jul 2011 08:52:15 AM UTC, comment #5:

To make the HTML5 switch possible in Linterna Magica, the following changes are needed.

Change the "priority" config option, so it could take multiple values. For example "html5, self, plugin".
Add a function to search for video tag in the parent node of the replacement object tag.
Make the assumption that the HTML5 player (controls and video tag) is in the previous sibling of the replacement object. This is the case with YouTube, where a div element holds all HTML5 data. Then use the same logic as for flash plugin.

Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 29 Jul 2011 08:50:50 AM UTC, comment #4:

To make the HTML5 switch possible in Linterna Magica, the following changes are needed.

Change the "priority" config option, so it could take multiple values. For example "html5, self, plugin".

Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 29 Jul 2011 08:50:27 AM UTC, comment #3:

Posting again the parts of previous posts, because of broken markup.

To make the HTML5 switch possible in Linterna Magica, the following changes are needed.

  • Change the "priority" config option, so it could take multiple values. For example "html5, self, plugin".
Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 29 Jul 2011 08:49:38 AM UTC, comment #2:

Posting again the parts of previous post, because of broken markup.

To make the HTML5 switch possible in Linterna Magica, the following changes are needed.

  1. Change the "priority" config option, so it could take multiple values. For example "html5, self, plugin".
Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 29 Jul 2011 08:47:45 AM UTC, comment #1:

From all the sites in the first post, now only YouTube provides a HTML5 player.

Blip.tv+ provides a page to switch to HTML5, but it has only an explanation that their HTML5 is buggy and in beta state. It is not obvious how to switch it on.

Daylimotion has a dedicated page to switch the HTML5 player, but the button that should turn it on runs javascript:void(0) function.

Can't find the HTML5 switch page for Vimeo.

To make the HTML5 switch possible in Linterna Magica, the following changes are needed.

  1. Change the "priority" config option, so it could take multiple values. For example "html5, self, plugin".
Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Mon 04 Apr 2011 09:53:23 AM UTC, original submission:

If a site has HTML5 player there should be a button to switch between it and Linterna Mágica, like it is done for Gnash.

Few such sites are:

  • YouTube
  • Blip.tv
  • Dailymotion
  • Vimeo

The use cookies to set the HTML5 player on/off.

Ivaylo Valkov <valkov>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sat 06 Aug 2011 08:09:51 PM UTCvalkovStatusReady For Test=>Done
      Open/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Mon 01 Aug 2011 06:12:17 PM UTCvalkovStatusIn Progress=>Ready For Test
    Sat 30 Jul 2011 09:30:46 PM UTCvalkovShould be Finished onMon 01 Aug 2011 12:00:00 AM UTC=>Fri 05 Aug 2011 12:00:00 AM UTC
    Fri 29 Jul 2011 08:48:18 AM UTCvalkovShould be Finished onSat 30 Apr 2011 12:00:00 AM UTC=>Mon 01 Aug 2011 12:00:00 AM UTC
    Fri 29 Jul 2011 08:47:45 AM UTCvalkovStatusPostponed=>In Progress
      Planned Releasenone=>0.0.10

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