OS and Firmware testing for XO 1.5 B2: gnash
gnu at toad.com
Tue Nov 17 23:43:29 EST 2009
> Gnash and youtube is a no go. No error now, just a black screen
Within the last month, Youtube changed their default player to require
Adobe Flash 10, including ActionScript 3. Gnash does not yet implement
AS3 properly -- that's why you got a black rectangle.
The (shrinking) gnash team is working on this, but they won't have
even an internal version that plays today's youtube before the end of
November -- maybe much longer.
There's a hack though: rewrite the URL from:
That uses the old player. (The videos themselves are unchanged, it's
just the stupid stuff around the edges, like the Play/Pause button,
that's causing the trouble.)
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