[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Bug#467324: include gnash in desktop?



Robert Millan wrote:
Package: tasksel
Version: 2.71
Severity: wishlist
Tags: patch

I'd like to propose gnash browser plugins being added to the desktop task.

A significant amount of websites nowadays use flash;  significant enough
that most of our first-time users are troubled with the difficulty of finding
and installing a "suitable" flash plugin (which is often not that suitable,
given that it is propietary and buggy).

I use gnash regularly (in combination with adblock) and I think it's reasonably
mature nowadays.  At least, it works for the most common flash sites, like
youtube.

I disagree, lately, none of the official Debian packages worked for me on either amd64 or powerpc.

CCing gnash maintainers as well.

No offense, but I think gnash is not yet mature enough to be a part of the desktop task.

--
Regards,
EddyP
=============================================
"Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein



Reply to: