petition for native Flash player

ac ac at
Sat Jan 7 10:16:51 PST 2006

Dieter wrote:

>A binary release, while useful to some, would only be useful for one platform.
>And would have to be installed in a chroot jail for security reasons.
>FreeBSD/NetBSD/OpenBSD and Linux run on many hardware platforms. Thus the only
>reasonable solution is a reader/player in source code. Until then, many people,
>myself included, will not use flash. 
To say frankly, those people (including you and even plus me) are not so 
numerous. We're still in the world where Windows dominates. So the 
following statement doesn't seem to be right:

>Webs sites that are flash only will lose
>customers, and flash will not be as successful as it could be.

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