Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Nov 2008 22:14 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation While most people detest Flash for its rather resource intensive operation, and its role in creating really annoying websites where the back and forward buttons don't work, the tool does have an important place on the web. Most internet video players, such as Youtube's, run using Flash, and as such, it's kind of important to be able to run it. eComStation has just taken the first few steps to being able to run the official Flash player - Mensys has received permission from Adobe to distribute the Windows version with eCS, which with a bit of work will work on eCS using ODIN. "This is a first step but the legal block is gone now," Mensys' Roderick Klein writes, "The writing of the code to run the Flash DLL is the next big step!"
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RE: Excellent!
by mmu_man on Fri 28th Nov 2008 02:49 UTC in reply to "Excellent!"
mmu_man
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2006-09-30

s/is/will be/ (it's not running yet, is it ?)
Can't they just make an Haiku version then ? (I would probably not use it anyway though :p)

Heck, the back/forward button is the least of annoyances...
worst being it's not usable by blind people and not indexable.
And of course it sux cpu.
http://revolf.free.fr/img/why_I_banned_flash.png
http://revolf.free.fr/img/why_flash_sux_even_on_linux.png

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