Error message when trying to play Realaudio files is confusing

Bug #7857 reported by Mary Gardiner on 2004-09-08
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totem (Ubuntu)
Sebastien Bacher

Bug Description

I know that Warty's default totem cannot play non-free audio encodings, but:

1. Click on a "Real Audio" link (in my case, the one from which points to in Mozilla Firefox

2. Firefox asks me if I want to open it it totem

3. totem opens

4. totem gives "An error occured. There is no element present to handle the
stream's mime type text/uri-list"

From a gnome-terminal:

1. $ totem IPAvowel.ram

2. See 3 above

3. See 4 above

This is an incomprehensible error message when the error is actually "totem
cannot play Real Audio files".

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

confirmed (and doesn't happen with the xine version)

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

the messages should be clear with the current version, I'm closing the bug. Feel
free to reopen if that's still an issue for you.

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