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Re: Flash Player 9 Beta for Linux Is Available



On 10/19/06, Gilboa Davara <gilboad gmail com> wrote:
A. It's a binary blob - it's not open source.
B. It's written poorly - with no multi-platform support in mind.
(Most likely they mixed longs with ints and have bundles of asm code -
all of this makes porting to 64bit a lovely nightmare)

How do you know its written poorly?  Have you seen the source?

BTW, Adobe has been quoted as stating that they plan to release 64bit
native binaries for all operating systems (Linux isn't the only one
lacking them) at some point in the future.


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