Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Sat Jan 3 08:30:08 EST 2009

>> I'm not sure if it was considered, but as the maintainer of swfdec in
>> Fedora I can state that swfdec is very cpu-intensive, and I have my
>> doubts whether the performance on the XO would be comparable to gnash's,
>> though it might be worth investigating.
> That has been my experience too, but I always thought that the
> CPU-intensive stuff was only for complex Flash-9 things, and because
> my ATI open source drivers sucked ;p

I don't believe its a video driver issue as I've seen it on both
nvidia and intel using the default open source drivers included in


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