Adobe will soon make Flash Player EOL.

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Adobe will soon make Flash Player EOL.

Unread postby lewisje » Tue, 25 Jul 2017, 18:11

https://blogs.adobe.com/conversations/2 ... pdate.html

The major browser vendors and application providers have issued statements that they too will stop supporting Flash Player (linked from Adobe's press release); if you intend to keep supporting Flash Player after its EOL, so people of the future can view legacy content, I hope that you also link to some place that provides archived installers (or better, archives of the bare DLLs and SO files, so just Pale Moon can use them).

Either that, or this might provide more impetus to the Shumway project.

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Re: Adobe will soon make Flash Player EOL.

Unread postby Moonchild » Tue, 25 Jul 2017, 18:35

If anything, we in an official capacity can't be distributing the flash player because it is proprietary, if Adobe decides to pull the players/plugins. So, it'll have to be made available and kept available in places where Adobe can't put legal pressure on whomever is hosting the player and plugin binaries. So.. get some torrents up, people :) Magnet links are easy to share and you can't prevent someone sharing a checksum.

Shumway? No thanks. that's never been more than an experiment at most.
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Re: Adobe will soon make Flash Player EOL.

Unread postby Tomaso » Tue, 25 Jul 2017, 19:04

As much as I'd prefer to use Flash instead of HTML5 on YouTube (mainly because of its superior sound quality compared to HTML5), I can't.
..because of this bug:
https://github.com/MoonchildProductions ... ssues/696/
Pale Moon seems to be the only browser that suffers from this issue.

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Re: Adobe will soon make Flash Player EOL.

Unread postby dark_moon » Thu, 27 Jul 2017, 21:14

Finally. Flash is just a big security hole

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Re: Adobe will soon make Flash Player EOL.

Unread postby DarknessStorm » Fri, 28 Jul 2017, 09:39

flash is superior "tool". hope google with addobe will sucks with their attempts to kill flash, and, besides, hope that such people will suffer in pain)

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Re: Adobe will soon make Flash Player EOL.

Unread postby Tomaso » Thu, 03 Aug 2017, 17:10

Petition to open source Flash and Shockwave spec:
https://github.com/pakastin/open-source-flash/


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