Free (as in speech) flash alternative

Kam Leo kam.leo at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 22:14:29 UTC 2008


On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 12:07 PM, Armin Moradi <feng.shaun at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 4:02 PM, Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> wrote:
>>
>> Armin Moradi wrote:
>>>
>>> The problem is simple.  I don't want to use Adobe flash and so I need a
>>> free alternative.
>>> I run F10 with KDE4.2 beta 2 (from kde-redhat repo) and it's x86_64 arch,
>>> if any of that helps.
>>>
>> Sure, you can run ogg-vorbis if you want. Please go read the technical
>> discussion on another list, it's not a Fedora issue it's a codec issue. O-V
>> is free (but see the legal groups on that, as well).
>>
>>> Also I would like to know if I can somehow get flash working in
>>> Konqueror.
>>
>> Wait... is this a case of you not wanting to run flash because it offends
>> your moral sense that it's not open source, or because you can't make it
>> work?
>>
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>> Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com>
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>> the machinations of the wicked."  - from Slashdot
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>
> I can make it work perfectly, but as you said, it offends my morals because
> it's not free!
>
> --
> Armin

By using or consuming flash content you will be supporting the very
company that created the Flash standard, "non-free" players, and
associated content  creation tools. Don't use flash and you will not
be offended.




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