Writing Flash Driver
Benjamin M. A'Lee
bma+lists at subvert.org.uk
Wed Oct 24 07:01:01 PDT 2007
On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 07:47:56AM -0500, icantthinkofone wrote:
> Svein Halvor Halvorsen wrote:
>> icantthinkofone wrote:
>>> My naive question is, what is involved with creating an open source
>>> driver for flash for freebsd? Is it a legal issue? Or does it take more
>>> time than anyone has to give? Or is it just too difficult to do without
>>> help from Adobe?
>> It can even play youtube.
> Does that in any way answer the question?
Yes. Obviously it's not a legal issue, as it's been done. Likewise,
it's not so difficult as to require help from Adobe, as it's been
done without such help.
As I understand it, it's mostly a case of time and effort - working
through as many different Flash files as possible, working out what
they're doing, and implementing the support for it.
Benjamin A'Lee <bma at subvert.org.uk>
"I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and
photographers." - Mahatma Gandhi
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 187 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/attachments/20071024/5d506fb0/attachment.pgp
More information about the freebsd-questions