[thelist] pixel perfect requirements and web standards

Kasimir K evolt at kasimir-k.fi
Tue Jun 7 02:38:29 CDT 2005

> On Mon, 2005-06-06 at 22:13 -0700, Jeff Howden wrote:
>>I don't know where you've been, but the Flash plug-in has always been
>>(and likely will always continue to be) free.

Shawn K. Quinn scribeva in 2005-06-07 06:54:
> It never has been free, by which I mean free as in freedom. It has
> always been available as a binary for zero licensing cost, but the
> license gives you virtually no freedom.

While Flash is definitely not Free (as speech not beer), and it's not 
really that Open either, it's openish anyway :-)

You can get the specs at
and write your own flash player :-)


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