[Novalug] Linus video (on 2.6 vs 2.7 kernel)
djr1952 at hotpop.com
Thu Jan 18 03:32:20 EST 2007
On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 23:26 -0500, Ben Creitz wrote:
> On 1/17/07, donjr <djr1952 at hotpop.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 17:50 -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 04:14:09PM -0500, donjr wrote:
> > > >I don't know what your problem is, but it plays just great here with
> > > >Ubuntu, Firefox and Flash 9 and the plugin installed.
> > >
> > > ^^^^^^^
> > > Umm, that *is* a "buggy piece of proprietary [software]"
> > >
> > > Mike Stone
> > Please explain the "buggy piece of proprietary [software]" comment?
> > I haven't had any problems with "Flash 9" other then at a few poorly
> > written web server that the writer seen to think that only M$ based
> > software had handlers for Flash.
> > Would I prefer that the code and/or protocol was Open Source and well
> > documented? YES, but that's a different issue.
> Aren't Adobe + Mozilla working on something in this direction (see link)?
Yes it appears per that article that Adobe & Mozilla are working towards
a Open Source code/protocol version.
Guess that answers one of my many wishes.
> If a particular flash plugin is buggy, that's a shame, but if what you
> really want to do is watch a Flash 9 file, a buggy plugin is still
> superior to a blank square.
Like I said I haven't had any problems with the Flash 9 plugin or Lib's.
And in fact I was just wondering what Michael Stone comment meant.
Note most of the "Flash" problems that I've ever heard of reported where
most likely related to an incorrectly installed plugin or Lib mismatch.
Don E. Groves, Jr.
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