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Old 23rd February, 2010, 08:03 PM
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Free Software Foundation Asks Google To Kill Flash

Noting that Apple has ditched Flash for "for suspect reasons and using abhorrent methods (DRM)," the FSF wants Google to deal Flash a "death-blow."

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"abhorrent methods of DRM" - Perhaps Apple should hold a mirror up to it's own face then?

On the video streaming side of things, suggestions are that VP8 actually isn't as good as some people are making out. However, that's only the video streaming side of things. Flash does a whole lot more than just streaming.

What do you replace it with instead? Large amounts of CSS, AJAX, and JavaScript? Or perhaps you use Microsoft's SilverLight instead?
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google can't end flash when 99% of all computers have it installed. Flash is everywhere and everyone uses it for most websites. Look at youtube.
I don't know what the deal is with SilverLight, but Microsoft is late in the game to compete with Flash.
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