Re: Is Flash an open standard?
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On 19-01-2005 14:58, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> The norwegian schools are required to have browsers with Flash support
> to be able to participate in some national tests. This made me
> wounder, is Flash an open standard?
> I'm aware of some free Flash implementations, but do not know if they
> are built based on the specifications or if they base it on other
> methods to find out what to implement.
> Anyone know?
A quick look at
seems to reveal that the fileformat is _not_ free:
Section 3b includes:
> You agree to identify the SWF output from within your Product, whether from the Save As, Export, or equivalent menus, as ?Macromedia Flash (SWF)? and to refer to Macromedia Flash
Also, try wikipedia (I can't reach the site at the moment).
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