flashplugin 11.2r202.238

Volodymyr Kostyrko c.kworr at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 10:40:15 UTC 2012

04.10.2012 22:16, Jerry wrote:
>> Yes, it is a bit of a PITA isn't it. I wish flashplayer could be
>> replaced be something better that works on UNIX and all platforms for
>> that matter. Maybe HTML 5 will enable people to do without this crap.
> This isn't a matter of replacing it, it is a matter of making it work.
> It works fine on Windows and Ubuntu and from what I have been told,
> most other flavors of Linux. Therefore it doesn't take a frigging
> Einstein to deduce where the problem lies. Of course, it is always
> easier to blame the other guy.

"Just works" is not about flash plugin and never was.

1. Each update fixes another exploit. What about code quality? Would 
there be any progress in it?
2. https://github.com/kripken/BananaBread/ works on my computer. Yet my 
computer is too slow to run flash scrollers. Flash is ancient, slow and 
3. I can run current flash on my computer under windows, but linux 
version has already dumped my hardware. I ought to stick to older one 
for flash support.
4. Have you ever tried hitting adobe support forums? Your yell would be 
forgotten quickly. And FreeBSD never was supported by flash.
5. Adobe sees no future in flash. End of support of npapi for Linux 
version was already announced.

There are a number of projects that try to deal with flash like swfdec, 
gnash or lightscribe. I still think emscripten is a right way to go.

Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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