On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 13:12 +0100, Andreas Xanke wrote: > On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 13:04:13 +0100 (CET), Wojciech Puchar > <woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote: > > it's nonsense to FreeBSD developers to do workaround just because adobe > > don't want to make FreeBSD binary. > > > > If they don't want to make, then they DONT WANT US to use their product. > > They DO HAVE RIGHT to do so, and please respect their rights! > > > > PS. Of course it's nonsense what they do, but again it's their right to do > > stupid things > > I do share this point of view, but sadly, an open system like > the Web has been polluted and made unusable (or at least has the > tendency to be this way) for those who cannot access this > propretary product / format. > > Don't get me wrong, I've played a bit with "Flash" on FreeBSD, > found it useless and am living happily now without it, without > getting bothered to install strange "Plugins" or "Extensions" > all day long. The day "Flash" will be an open standard and will > be integrated into browsers (such as graphic formats are, or > even other media), then I'll think about it again, for sure. > But as long as something that unimportant hooks so deeply into > the system that it's hard work to create workarounds to use > it (swfdecoder, linux-flash, gnash etc.), it simply isn't > worth thinking about. > > Or could you imagine that a company would release some software > that makes it possible to view PNG images within a webpage, but > your OS isn't intended to have support for this, because it would > require the modification of the OS kernel? :-)
Understandable. Try clipsal.com , or try freeview.com.au - and this is just a few of the sites and organisations I deal with that don't offer workarounds (and I have said words to them regarding accessibility). Unfortunately, some organisations don't believe flash is that unaccessible. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"