Subject: Re: SuSE KDE21 Anyone?
To: Trevor Johnson <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/09/2001 17:08:30
On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, Trevor Johnson wrote:
> > Wuah, why not bug Macromedia to release a binary for NetBSD, or even
> > better, sources? We could compile our own then. Maybe they should think
> > about the word "Open Source"...
>    GPL Flash (TM) library is a set of source codes that allow to play
>    Flash(TM) movies.
> ...

So why bother with Linux compat stuff, when we can build the thing native,
esp. for non-i386.

 - Hubert

>    The core of the library is a graphic renderer that is portable is to
>    be re-used in applications that need to play Flash(TM) movies.
>    This library comes with those freely redistributable tools:
>      Netscape plugin.
>           Although Macromedia plugin is freely available, it is not
>           freely redistributable. The GPL Plugin is also not compatible
>           with all Flash(TM) versions.
>      Standalone player.
>           To quickly play movies without to start Netscape. Can play
>           movies on root window (suitable for xscreensaver).
>      KDE screen saver.
>           Cool screen saver that allows to play Flash(TM) movies as a KDE
>           screen saver.
> --

Hubert Feyrer <>