Wanted: Flash player for <browser_of_choice>....

Kris Anderson ciscoaix at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 14 02:24:03 UTC 2006

--- Svein Halvor Halvorsen <svein.h at lvor.halvorsen.cc>

> On 4/13/06, Bob Johnson <fbsdlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think that if only one person questions this,
> their response will be
> > that there aren't enough FreeBSD users to worry
> about.  If several
> > question it (politely), it might get a little
> attention somewhere
> > above the front-line customer service level.
> >
> > Anyway, the answer I got is not highly
> enlightening.  The most
> > significant paragraph (I think):
> >
> >    Please note that it is your option whether to
> install Flash Player
> >    on your FreeBSD; however, please note that we
> cannot provide
> >    you with any technical support, warranties or
> remedies for the
> >    software, although it is clearly stated on the
> End User License
> >    Agreement, the only authorized operating
> systems where you
> >    may download and install Flash Player.
> >
> > I'm pretty sure they are telling me that is up to
> me whether or not I
> > break the law. I already knew that.
> When I emailed them about this, I was first told
> that FreeBSD was not
> tested and therefor not supported. But when I
> clarified my question,
> stating that the issue is a legal one, not a
> technical one, they told
> me thet the EULA must be respected. (What else could
> they have said?).
> They were understanding, though, and asked me to
> file a feature
> request for the Flash team, to support FreeBSD,
> which I did.
> Svein Halvor
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I should ask them if they have a true 64bit version of
Flash for Windows XP Pro 64-bit. If not then I'm in
violation of the agreement because natively it's not
supported. hehehe.

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