state of flash on FreeBSD 7?

Roland Smith rsmith at
Sun Mar 16 18:33:12 UTC 2008

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 06:17:22PM +0100, Dick Hoogendijk wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Mar 2008 17:15:34 +0100
> Roland Smith <rsmith at> wrote:
> > For youtube, you can use the www/youtube-dl port to download them, and
> > mplayer to play them.
> I just want to watch them. I've friends on youtube and kids who make
> movies of their 3days vacation i.e. Don't want to download them first
> just to look at them. It's like downloading a CD to listen to a sample
> to find out what's it like. Urg.

You could contribute to the development of gnash. The first beta (0.8.2)
is just out.

> And for me it's a handicap. It's like looking to the net through
> glasses that are to dark to see all. I think it's a pity fbsd people
> tend to ignore modern internet.

That's because it is not a FreeBSD issue. It's a ports issue.

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