Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd May 2012 21:40 UTC
Internet Explorer This is interesting news. According to WinUnleaked.tk, and given credence by Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrot, Adobe has given Microsoft the source code to Flash, so that Microsoft could fully integrate it into Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8. Interesting move, and probably not a bad one considering just how popular Flash still is, especially for games.
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RE[5]: Comment by ssokolow
by lucas_maximus on Thu 24th May 2012 09:14 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by ssokolow"
lucas_maximus
Member since:
2009-08-18

Most of the problems have now been resolved on Linux thanks to the Pepper API.

Pity Mozilla have no interest in implementing it.

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RE[6]: Comment by ssokolow
by shmerl on Thu 24th May 2012 17:14 in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by ssokolow"
shmerl Member since:
2010-06-08

Mozilla is right. Better to focus on pure HTML solutions, instead of supporting an obsolete technology like Flash.

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RE[7]: Comment by ssokolow
by lucas_maximus on Fri 25th May 2012 08:22 in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by ssokolow"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

How is it obsolete? ... I love it how people throw these words about.

When the Unreal 3 Engine runs in HTML5 ... give us a call.

And No WebGL is not the answer ...

http://www.contextis.com/resources/blog/webgl/

http://www.contextis.com/resources/blog/webgl2/

Like it or not Flash works fine. Mozilla's market share is tanking because they are embracing Idealism over Pragmatism.

Edited 2012-05-25 08:24 UTC

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