OT: lightspark flash player
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 8:35 PM, Bill Kenworthy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Just saw a mention about the lightspark flash player. Is any one using
> it and can comment on it being a viable replacement for adobe flash for
> general web browsing?
It seems to be in very early stages. So far there's no flash player
not made by Adobe that is compatible with modern Flash files.
The problem with any non-Adobe flash player is that they are always
going to be one step behind (same with Moonlight & Mono). And with
many sites requiring only the latest version of Adobe Flash Player, it
basically screws anyone who doesn't (or can't) use Adobe's player.
Flash is "open" but the source to adobe's Flash Player is not.
Hopefully someday they'll release it and let the linux community port