Geoff Hutchison (email@example.com)
Thu, 01 Jul 1999 15:24:09 -0400
david bernick wrote:
> the href property is officially associated with only the location, area and
> link objects. this means that location.href=, area.href=, and link.href= are
> for location.href= quite easily. this is the most commonly used way to make
properties to be interpreted at runtime? This is the problem--do you
just restrict to these properties as strings? I don't know how common it
is to use hard-coded URLs versus variables...
> this is alot trickier. flash movies are compacted and vector based, almost
> like compiled code, and are only readable by a flash plugin or special flash
> reader. if you open a flash movie in a hex editor (even a good text editor),
> you can find the URLs and just follow them. the main issue with htdig is
> parseing the code for hex when encountering an .swf file. i figure (and this
> is only theory so far) you can use the variety of freeware C++ objects that
> do hex parsing. as i said, this is very much theory and i'd like to hear
> some input on it if anyone has any.
We should probably take this to htdig3-dev. This sounds like a job for
an external parser, but I imagine running the binary file through the
command-line program "strings" would be useful.
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