flashplugin 11.2r202.238

Eitan Adler lists at eitanadler.com
Sat Oct 6 13:21:20 UTC 2012

On 6 October 2012 05:26, Thomas Mueller <mueller23 at insightbb.com> wrote:
> from Volodymyr Kostyrko <c.kworr at gmail.com>:
>> I am still curious how one rebuilds and reinstalls a corrupted port
>> installation when backing up would not be desired.  Maybe
>> t 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
>> ugly.
>> 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.
> You say Adobe sees no future in Flash?

Yes: http://forwardthinking.pcmag.com/none/290436-why-adobe-is-deflating-flash-html5

> Do you mean for Linux or for MS-Windows and Mac OS too?


> What would replace Flash?  WOuld it be HTML 5?

The latter.

Eitan Adler

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