[K12OSN] Flash Problems
Dr. Daniel Loomis
drloomis at cox-internet.com
Thu May 4 23:40:03 UTC 2006
Flash plugin has suddenly started having problems on some of the sites
our younger users access. Sites like noggin.com and cartoonnetwork.com
evidently have switched to Flash v.8x. Some things still work, but it
appears Flash 8 is quickly going to be the norm. What is worse, a lot
of sites have imbedded flash detection routines in their home pages that
hang if something less than v.8 is installed.
With the Linux version of Flash stuck at 7.0 we are once again the poor
step-sisters in the world. I understand that Macromedia is working on a
Linux Flash 8.5, but could not find out when it will be out.
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