Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th Apr 2008 17:40 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones While the technologies used on the web have always been mostly free, with non-free technologies delegated to non-essential parts of the net, this has been changing fast, lately. The popularity of YouTube has demonstrated the pervasiveness of Adobe's Flash, to an extent where not having Flash is one of the big downsides to any alternative operating system. And to possibly make matters worse, Microsoft is pushing its proprietary Silverlight technology. The founder of Mozilla Europe, Tristan Nitot, warns for "the dangers of the proprietary web".
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RE[4]: Comment by morph
by XemonerdX on Thu 1st May 2008 11:48 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by morph"
XemonerdX
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btw, can one reliably develop flash based content without some kind of tool from adobe?

Yes, even using only open-source software: http://osflash.org/ames

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