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Re: Flash in 64-bit environment

On Thu, 14 Jul 2011 08:52:15 +0200, Lorenzo Sutton wrote:

> Camaleón wrote:
>> On Wed, 13 Jul 2011 17:41:45 +0100, Tony van der Hoff wrote:
>>> I have recently installed Squeeze AMD-64 on my new Phenom box.
>>> Generally very pleased with it, but am having trouble with some Flash
>>> files.
>> (...)
>>> Any suggestions as to what to do, please?
>> Yes, you can install Adobe Flash player plugin from either Debian's
>> non- free repo or Adobe's site.
>> Caveat: 64-bits Adobe Flash is plenty of security bugs :-/
> And it also is quite buggy on much flash content (e.g. audio stuttering
> problem). I ended up installing the 32 bit version and it seems to be
> the less-awful one (as much as flash can be non-alwful).

Well, it seems that Adobe listened to my complain and today has announced 
a new beta version ( for both 32 and 64 bits. Wow... Still a 
bad plugin but at least with less bugs and it seems to do not crash when 
I maximize the player window.

>> P.S. The above link with the chart renders fine here (running lenny
>> +firefox5+adobe flash player, 64-bits-plugin-plenty-of-security-bugs)
>> P.S. 2 Adobe, wake-up... again!
> I should also say... web developer industry/community and start using
> HTML5!

I, as a web developer, don't have any hurry in implementing html5. It 
first need to be released and fully approved! :-)



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