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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

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.

"Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein

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