BSD + Adobe Flash News Item

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Thu Apr 19 01:47:20 UTC 2007

On 2007-04-18 08:59, Matt Olander <matt at> wrote:
> While Adobe hasn't agreed to port Flash to FreeBSD (yet!), they have 
> agreed to re-distribution of the Flash player. I obtained 2 separate 
> re-distribution agreements, one for PC-BSD and one for the FreeBSD 
> Foundation.
> The lead Flash Product Manager at Adobe, Emmy Huang, who is also a 
> strong open source advocate, was a great help to me getting this far and 
> she will be blogging about this shortly.
> In the meantime, here's the very simple press release for PC-BSD/Flash:
> I won't give up on a native port, but I'm not holding my breathe either. 
> Hopefully, now that we've got the right contacts at Adobe, it will be 
> easier to pursue the port.
> The more people that can pick this news up in their blogs, the better. 
> Also, if someone can post it to the News section of the FreeBSD site, great!

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Many thanks to iXsystems for getting this going :-)

- Giorgos

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