Adobe Flash Player Petition
rock_on_the_web at comcen.com.au
Wed Apr 9 23:46:13 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-04-09 at 11:00 -0400, Gerard wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Apr 2008 13:15:50 +0200 (CEST)
> Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
> > > PLEASE CONTACT ADOBE. TELL THEM TO RELEASE A FLASH PLUGIN FOR
> > > FREEBSD.
> > >There are more and more websites you cannot even enter without a
> > >running Flash Player.
> > so don't watch them. their author definitely are not interested in
> > providing real information, as it can't go without flash.
> > while there is a lot of pages that are unreadable without flash, non
> > of them contain useful informations.
> I find that assumption grossly inaccurate. I have experienced
> difficulties numerous times trying to access financial institutions
> without a working flash plug-in. I just had another bad experience with
> a linksys site using Opera:
> The lack of an easy to install and maintain flash program is one of the
> main reasons I maintain a WinXP machine. Not the only reason perhaps,
> but nevertheless an important one.
Pity you would think that you have to corrupt your network with this
machine! At least you could use linux...
> > > If many of the BSD community ask for it, they probably will
> > >release a BSD Version..
> > they should do it alone, not be asked for it. they know that FreeBSD
> > exist, and they know that it's just matter of recompiling. But they
> > don't release FreeBSD version. so they don't willingly.
> > They are not idiots, and they already calculated well if providing
> > FreeBSD version will be good for them of not.
> > don't be anyone's slave and simply don't use this crap at all.
> > whatever you use freebsd or not
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