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Re: Youtube on non X86 platforms.

On Thu, 19 Apr 2007, Ananda Samaddar wrote:

You might want to wait for the next release of Gnash which is coming
along nicely and will support flash videos from popular sites like
Youtube, Myspace etc.  It should be out in the next few months and is
entirely free software as well.

Well, in those next few months he might still want to use something which
works, while waiting for gnash, and then switch to gnash as soon as it works
well enough... A pragmatic approach to OSS is usually sensible: as far as
you can, use free (as in free speech) software, if/when you can't, do what
you can to promote the development of suitable free software but, in the
meanwhile, use what is available to do the job. Nspluginwrapper and
ndiswrapper are good surrogates, while waiting for "the real thing".



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