#11589 HIGH 1.75-so: Test: new gnash rpms

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#11589: Test: new gnash rpms
           Reporter:  martin.langhoff  |       Owner:  greenfeld    
               Type:  task             |      Status:  new          
           Priority:  high             |   Milestone:  1.75-software
          Component:  gnash-plugin     |     Version:  not specified
         Resolution:                   |    Keywords:               
        Next_action:  never set        |    Verified:  0            
Deployment_affected:                   |   Blockedby:               
           Blocking:                   |  

Comment(by greenfeld):

 Tested with 0.8.10 ARM RPMs in the Fedora repository at www.getgnash.org
 (& 0.8.9 from Fedora's own repositories on x86).  For some reason the x86
 builds for 0.8.10 seem to be missing from

 In general gnash works how gnash has historically worked on the XO
 platform relative to Adobe Flash's performance, which does not mean that
 it is a good Adobe Flash replacement.  Performance feels slightly worse on
 XO-1.75 than an XO-1.5 using gnash even on simpler sites like

 On ARM Firefox occasionally seems prone to repetitively refreshing all or
 part of a Flash activity's visible region whenever Firefox loses focus and
 regains it.  This seems to be somewhat ad/site specific.

 Youtube playback requires codecs not included in Fedora's included codec
 set.  I could not locate any older-style flash videos which could play
 sound back on XO-1.5 or 1.75 using Gnash with Fedora's codecs either,
 although pops could be heard in headphones when sounds were supposed to

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11589#comment:2>
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