Wanted: Flash player for <browser_of_choice>....
e.schuele at computer.org
Wed Apr 12 03:14:59 UTC 2006
Gary Kline wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 08:52:05PM -0500, Eric Schuele wrote:
>> Gary Kline wrote:
>>> I've done some hacking the past few weeks on tools to aide
>>> HTML stuff for books I'll soon put up, so I haven't quit
>>> programming altgether. Sooooo: what's the consensus on
>>> *us* andor the open-src community getting together and
>>> doing our own free version of this shock/flash stuff?
>> There are a few in ports. Though I was hoping (via this thread) to get
>> opinions on which were good. Presently, I'm experimenting
>> (unsuccessfully) with gnash.
>>> I'm read to volunteer.
> What is gnash? (Or should I just poke around!)
Actually, after a bit more poking.... gnash seems to be all there is
(someone please correct me). All the other projects appear to have a
common source.... and many of those devs are moving to gnash?
gnash can be found at :
and there is a port:
I've installed the port.... yet got nothing useful out of it yet. The
project's goal AFAIK is to produce a firefox flash plugin. Supposedly
the port and plugin do work (to some extent) on FreeBSD.... I'm just
having no luck yet.
> seen the GNU shock/flash/<<whatever>> port and figured it
> was the only thing remotely resembling the flashwave stuff.
> --Um, I should say, straight away, that audio/vidio is
> not among my strengths. But point me at any ancillary or
> miscellaneous code and I either have it or can put it '
> together. --My strenths are porting, testing, general
> systems analysis, and (very old) driver hacking.
> What are the other ports you know of that we could leverage
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