Fully Scriptable Plug-ins for Mozilla
Now, both Flash and Quicktime are fully scriptable: Macromedia have released Flash 6 r 40 and Apple Quicktime have released Quicktime 6. Both plugins have installers that recognize both standalone Mozilla browsers and Netscape browsers. Here's a little more about what this means:
All that is poised to change now that we have a scriptable API that Plugin Vendors are using :-)
Flash 6 r40 is both scriptable and FSCommand compliant. FSCommands allow you to "talk" to the browser, and you can now invoke methods on the Flash player:
As a quick test, go to http://www.ford.de without the new Flash, and see the difference after you do install it!
Similarly, Quicktime 6 is fully scriptable. You can read about the exposed API from:
Those multimedia/DHTML experiences that we were once "locked out of" are now available in Mozilla and Netscape browsers :-)
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