heads up: Adobe now has full 64-bit Flash support

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 16:17:01 UTC 2011

On 10/06/2011 09:20 PM, Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> On Thursday 06 October 2011 16:06:13 Raphael Groner wrote:
>> So, I don't see any needs for Adobe closed source binaries any more in
>> a distribution that claims to be completely open and free.
>> http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/lightspark/wiki/Building#TheeasywayonFedora
>> Don't ask me why available only in RPM Fusion and not the official
>> Fedora repo.
> So, why is it available only in RPMFusion and not the official repo? :-) Is it 
> not completely open and free, maybe?


It depends on ffmpeg which has patent encumbered codecs.  Flash files
tend to use MP3 for audio and unless the player can use gstreamer
instead of ffmpeg (which is the case for Gnash),  it can't be in Fedora.


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