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Subject: RE: FLASH: URGENT Active X question
From: Harrison, Len
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 20:16:58 +0100

Flash in IE on Windows is an ActiveX control. Within Netscape it's just a
plugin. Standalone is neither.

hth,

len harrison
instructional designer
ABT Corporation

> -----Original Message-----
> From: AndrewScratchataol [dot] com [AndrewScratchataol [dot] com (mailto:AndrewScratchataol [dot] com)]
> Sent: Friday, March 31, 2000 10:57 AM
> To: flasheratchinwag [dot] com
> Subject: FLASH: URGENT Active X question
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> This is a somewhat urgent situation for me, and I was
> wondering if someone could help me with some information.
>
> I am developing a Flash site for the DoD, but ran in to some
> problems with some people at the Pentagon being unable to
> view the site. After some research I found out from one of
> the Network folks there:
>
> "FLASH player is an ActiveX control.
> All ActiveX controls are blocked by the OSD Firewalls. This
> by direction of a Secretary of Defense policy regarding
> mobile code. Unfortunately this restriction cannot be lifted."
>
> Is this true (that Flash is an Active X Control)? I knew that
> the <object> tag forced IE into Active X to view Flash
> movies, but I did not know Flash in general was contingent on
> Active X across browsers.
>
> I'm trying to have an argument to face the above quote. Please help!
>
> Andrew
>
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