Subject: Re: Netscape package and 'flash' shockwave plugin
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/21/1999 10:49:29
On Mon, 21 Jun 1999 10:38:13 -0700 (PDT) 
 David Brownlee <> wrote:

 > 	c) Add a new 'ns-flash' package.
 > 		Much more extensible in the long run. Would want to share
 > 		plugin dir between communicator and navigator, and would
 > 		also want to depend on _either_ navigator and communicator
 > 		package (I don't know if we can do this?)
 > 	So... a) or b) are easy, c) is a can of worms :)

I vote for (c).

 > 	For non i386 users - apologies. At some point I'm sure we'll
 > 	switch the sparc port across to the solaris netscape binary
 > 	at which point the solaris flash plugin will work. None of this
 > 	helps my arm32 box :/

...and if there's a Digital UNIX flash plugin, you can add it for
the Alpha port. :-)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>