[SATLUG] The *easiest* video streaming

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 10:16:28 CDT 2012


Don Wright wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> ... I can get some flash within my browser to work with
>> gnash, but several (many) places seem to insist on Adobe.  For example, CNN.
>
>
> There was a lively discussion[1] on Debian that illustrates some of
> the difficulties. There are two Flash formats; the earlier is handled
> with gnash and the later with lightspark. Unfortunately lightspark is
> not as good as HTML5, but HTML5 is not offered by most sites if a Flash
> player is available. With Flash in decline and HTML5 rising, a good case
> can be made to leave both gnash and lightspark disabled if possible.
> HTML5 support in Firefox (AKA Iceweasel) is uncertain.  --Don
>
> [1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=678795
>

Thanks Don.  An interesting read.

  -- Bruce




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