michael johnson wrote:
> On 9/14/06, Garrett Cooper <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> On Sep 15, 2006, at 7:54 AM, Chuck Swiger wrote:
>> > On Sep 14, 2006, at 3:23 PM, Peter wrote:
>> >> Yes, the Flash issue is a real bummer.  It is best *not* to show your
>> >> friends that when you introduce them to FBSD.
>> >
>> > Why?  Is there some reason that you or they want to watch ads?
>> >
>> > I can't think of a single site that I use that needs Flash; I don't
>> > install it even on a Windows or MacOS X box.
>> >
>> > --
>> > -Chuck
>> Unfortunately a lot of consumer sites are starting to use flash as a
>> semi-static and predictable way to deliver content to people; it's
>> incredibly annoying, and becomes very noticeable once you install
>> stuff that blocks SWF files: http://www.noscript.net/whats :). Thus,
>> that is one solution to get rid of your ads (adblock+ is another, but
>> meh), so you can keep Flash functionality and get rid of crappy Flash
>> animations, while surfing the net.
>> Also, FYI: a lot of sites have built animations with (Adobe) Flash 9,
>> so unless you have a Windows or Mac PC nearby you probably won't be
>> able to load up animations on a Unix PC as the latest version
>> available is 7.
> Go to http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/mmform/index.cfm?name=wishform and
> ask adobe for a native version of flash for FreeBSD.

Great! I bet if everybody fills out this form and asks for a FreeBSD
native version they will perhaps pay attention.

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