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Re: Proposal: Install swfdec by default.



On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 15:08 +0100, Valent Turkovic wrote:

> That clarifies a bit. So in other words this would not play youtube.
> Firefox would not suggest installing proprietary codecs as it would
> see flash plugin installed (firefox doesn't check if it actually plays
> video) and it will be happy with that.
> 
> IMHO this will lead to lot of users calling firefox and/or fedora
> broken as legal restrictions posed on fedora will make this flash
> playback feature broken by design if users expect or want something
> more that just flash adds which work without codecs.

While I agree that the situation wrt to flash video is a sad one, swfdec
is not 'just for ads'. A lot of flash games work fine with it.


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