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Adobe Bringing Flash Back (partially)
« on: September 05, 2016, 12:22:29 pm »
Well, never expected to see this - I even checked the calendar to make sure it's not April 1.

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/09/adobe-announced-will-restart-support-flash-linux
« Last Edit: September 05, 2016, 12:24:18 pm by Scott »

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Re: Adobe Bringing Flash Back (partially)
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2016, 12:54:52 pm »
Too little too late .. I think Linux users are kinda past Adobe flash now.

And rightly or wrongly it looks like DRM is coming to HTML5 soon  ::)  so all those that have been clinging to flash such as Netflix are about to loose what they saw as the roadblock.

Flash is dead, the only people that care are those being forced to and that's likely to change soon.
(not that HTML5 with DRM is necessarily any better)
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Re: Adobe Bringing Flash Back (partially)
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2016, 01:35:36 pm »
Meh.

I only use Flash for one thing which, coincidently, is the only reason I have Chrome on my desktop.  I do that so that I don't have to have Flash in Firefox.
« Last Edit: September 05, 2016, 01:37:26 pm by scifidude79 »

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Re: Adobe Bringing Flash Back (partially)
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2016, 03:25:50 pm »
Too little too late .. I think Linux users are kinda past Adobe flash now.

Yup !  Can't get by without Chromium, but I certainly can do without Flash.  I disabled Flash, long ago.

I don't understand why any website would want to use Flash, unless they're up to some skullduggery.   :-\

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Re: Adobe Bringing Flash Back (partially)
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2016, 03:13:54 pm »
Simply not needed are the exploits and the vulnerabilities, associated with it, why won't this just DIE!  :D