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KrownThemes
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It is wise to send 1500+ characters with flash vars to a swf object, or should i an xml file for this? I am in a situation where i could simplify my work using flashvars instead of xml but i am not sure of the results…:)

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pxt
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If you have the time, I would test both out and see which one works out the fastest.

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KrownThemes
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Working on a wordpress plugin just in case anyone wonders..:D

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tsafi
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Most flashers will go with Xml (I think it’s more of a clean way to go), but I think non flasher/wordpress will prefer flash vars + better (easy)CEO and less stuff to upload .

What’s faster? Xml is more reliably on the complete fire event parameters, with vars many dev` just shove it there

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marcfolio
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If it’s 15 or less I say flashvars. Especially if the majority of the vars will rarely be used. And if it’s a utility that’s to be reused in wordpress flash vars all the way.

XML for those times you need more and things like HTML text.

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ZoomIt
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Working with FlashVars in WP sucks because

some clients may have auto SEO plugins installed which replaces key keywords even inside the < script > tag ( I know, it’s stupid!!! ) / some other plugin that decides to format inside the script tag / wp auto formatting = more support questions

I would go with xml if I were to write my plugin again

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goTo
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Well, for me if there are just simple vars I would use flashvars otherwise I would use the XML . :)

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