El mar, 14-01-2020 a las 05:06 +1100, Dean Jackson escribió:
> 
> 
> > On 13 Jan 2020, at 20:14, Carlos Garcia Campos <carlo...@webkit.org
> > > wrote:
> > 
> > El lun, 13-01-2020 a las 05:30 +1100, Dean Jackson escribió:
> > > Dear Non-Apple ports,
> > > 
> > > Running Flash has been more difficult over the past few years as
> > > part
> > > of a (semi-) coordinated effort by browsers and Adobe. The plan
> > > is to
> > > remove support for Flash + NPAPI by the end of this year. See the
> > > links below. 
> > > 
> > > I'd like to remove our NPAPI code soon, but I want to make sure
> > > the
> > > other ports are ok with this. Please speak up if you have a
> > > reason to
> > > keep it in.
> > 
> > WPE has never supported NPAPI plugins and the GTK port removed the
> > support for GTK2 plugins (flash) already in our current stable
> > version.
> > Plugins not using GTK at all (or using GTK3) are still supported by
> > GTK
> > port (some of them only under X11, though). I'm ok with removing
> > the
> > NPAPI plugins support in the GTk port, but we are at the end of the
> > release cycle, so I prefer if we remove the feature right after we
> > branch for the next stable version (scheduled for the 1st
> > February). I
> > could even branch earlier if needed.
> 
> Waiting until February is totally ok with me. Good luck with your
> release.

We have already branched, so we can start removing NPAPI plugins from
trunk :-)

> Dean
> 
> > > [Note that we will still have some plugin code e.g. our internal
> > > PDFPlugin, just no support for externally installed plugins]
> > > 
> > > Dean
> > > 
> > > * Adobe's end of life for Flash - 
> > > https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-flash-update/
> > > * Chrome removing Flash support by end of 2020 - 
> > > https://sites.google.com/a/chromium.org/dev/flash-roadmap
> > > * Google removing support for Flash by end of 2020 - 
> > > https://www.blog.google/products/chrome/saying-goodbye-flash-chrome/
> > > * Mozilla removing NPAPI by end of 2020 - 
> > > https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Plugins/Roadmap
> > > * Mozilla only uses NPAPI for Flash - 
> > > https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2015/10/08/npapi-plugins-in-firefox/
> > > 
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
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