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. --jona _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"