[wp-hackers] New uploader from #5722 in [6659]

Michael Schmidt schmidtm524 at googlemail.com
Sun Feb 3 23:00:17 GMT 2008

there is gnash, an open source flash

On Feb 3, 2008 11:56 PM, Jeremy Visser <jeremy.visser at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 15:03 -0800, Jennifer Hodgdon wrote:
> > I thought WordPress was supposed to be based on open-source
> > technologies. Can you even develop Flash without buying some Adobe
> > software? I'm not sure about that, but it's definitely not open-source.
> +1. I thought WordPress was about open standards and open source.
> Flash is not an open standard nor open source. The argument for
> including a Flash animation based on the fact that it is "ubiquitous" is
> as bad as saying that we'll cut our development times by coding only for
> MSIE, because it is ubiquitous, and now we only have one browser to code
> for.
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