[Bug 467729] RFE: Add font autoinstallation support

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Karl Tomlinson (:karlt) <karlt at mozbugz.karlt.net> changed:

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--- Comment #30 from Karl Tomlinson (:karlt) <karlt at mozbugz.karlt.net> 2015-01-21 21:10:53 PST ---
(In reply to Frédéric Wang (:fredw) from comment #28)
> So I wonder how we currently handle missing Gstreamer resources on Linux and
> if we could do something with this XPCOM API to automate installation via
> the package manager?

I guess it would be possible, but perhaps complicated by synchronous web-facing
APIs to return info on whether a codec is supported.  At least use of the APIs
could be detected and codecs installed before the next page reload.

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