what happened to linuxflashplugin?

Reid Linnemann lreid at cs.okstate.edu
Mon Feb 11 19:26:05 UTC 2008

Written by Wojciech Puchar on 02/11/08 13:02>>
>>> Jonathan
>> The information I posted appears to be irrelevant now; from
>> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/96374 the license issue
>> appears to be resolved, but FreeBSD is still not permitted to
>> "distribute" linux-flashplugin, that right being reserved by
>> "authorized" operating systems and thus requiring the restricted flag.
>> But they don't prohibit individual user from grabbing flash for FreeBSD
>> on their own.
> this is excellent licence. this will make users smart enough to use ports
> subsystem - able to use it, while others (who installed FreeBSD because
> they heard it's better than linux vista or whatever) - will not ;)

heh - a darwinian user filter, yes?

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