Player Bug?

Scott Rossi scott at
Sat Nov 6 11:03:23 CST 2004

Recently, Troy Rollins wrote:

>> I'm running into an odd player behavior where setting a player to a
>> filename
>> that contains an open parenthesis "(" prevents Rev 2.5 from
>> opening/playing
>> the file.  Interestingly, a close parenthesis ")" in the filename does
>> not
>> cause a problem.
> Hmm. Sounds like an issue which somehow relates to menus. "(" indicates
> disabled. The same thing happens there. You can have ")" with no
> problem, but if the menu text has "(" in it, it will be disabled.
> I have no idea how that relates to a player's filename.

Apparently, players also refuse to play any file with a "-" in the name.  Is
there some way to encode the filename via urlEncode or similar to avoid this


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Development & Design
E: scott at

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