MS, Adobe competition heats up, Will Adobe wake and port Flash to BSD?

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Thu Apr 19 04:46:18 UTC 2007

Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri wrote:
> On 4/18/07, illoai at <illoai at> wrote:
>> On 17/04/07, Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri <almarrie at> wrote:
>> . . .
>> > Porting Flash to more OSes will sure will make adobe beats MS when it
>> > comes to web media.
>> I hope they kill each other and take the whole
>> retch-media enhanced web experience with
>> them flaming into the pit of hell from which
>> they came.
>> But that's just my opinion.
>> References:
> I'm sorry but rich media is a fact in the web, and you can't ignore it.
> Flash is used with Yahoo! maps, and so with alot of useful apps like
> stocks prices ..etc.
> Instead of ignoring it, we should see it ported to FreeBSD.

Flash is a decent media, but it just gets abused like any other form of 
web-based media. Same goes for Javascript, Java, and even HTML. Flash is 
just easier to abuse than Java and Javascript because of the tools and 
delivery of content (audio and video, etc).


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