LO as an NPAPI browser plugin host?

Stefan Knorr heinzlesspam at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 02:11:02 PST 2012

Hi all,

by the by... a related crasher bug on multiple platforms in 4.0pre:

On Fri, 2012-11-16 at 16:08 +0100, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> Given that "standard" multimedia content is already covered via "Insert 
> - Movie and Sound..." (whose implementation is completely unrelated), 
> the only relevant remaining use-case might be Flash content.  But given 
> that I at least was unable to get even that working (see below), I 
> wonder whether this feature is actually used/missed by anybody, or 
> whether we should just drop it completely from our codebase?  (I vaguely 
> remember that in the distant past it even worked to display Java applets 
> via this plugin interface, by plugging a JRE's browser plugin.  Given my 
> findings below, I don't now it would even be worth to try to test that 
> today.)

So far, I didn't really understand what this function does and it does
seem a little obscure to me...

CC'ing Roman Eisele, as he might be one of the people using it (judging
from his comment in the bug). Roman, do you use this for anything?


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