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Bug#467324: include gnash in desktop?

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 05:48:47PM +0200, Eddy Petrișor wrote:
> On 26/02/2008, Alexander Sack <asac@jwsdot.com> wrote:
> > Yes, but face the truth: unfortunately, neither debian nor linux in
> >  total have enough market power (read: userbase) to make much of a
> >  difference yet. We are getting closer to that point, but that doesn't
> >  mean that its wise to start the battle right away.
> >
> >  So for the time being, its looks far better to put the work into
> >  something that provides users with a superior user experience; for
> >  instance, superior by choice (like what the plugin finder improvement
> >  would do); grow the user base and once we are mature enough to have
> >  real power, throw in our weight to finally free the world.
> I agree with Alexander. Even if gnash was more stable, having a tool t
> switch/enable the plugin you want is a lot more desirable than loosing
> the battle before it begins.

Thanks, even more so if you consider that we have swfdec-mozilla which
still didn't loose the free-flash battle. Actually, swfdec does quite
well (and even works better for some use-cases), so ignoring their
work wouldn't be fair either.

 - Alexander

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