Flash + AIR on OLPC

James Zaki james.zaki at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 11:31:20 EDT 2010

I'm guilty of spending more time than I probably should at newgrounds.com,
their slogan being "Everything, by Everyone".
Its a melting pot of free content, and what really impresses me are the
absolute gems of creativity that one finds from time to time.

I dont see flash as the main XO education content maker, but can see the
argument for popularity in the short term.


2010/4/12 John Watlington <wad at laptop.org>

> On Apr 11, 2010, at 8:56 PM, James Cameron wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 08:51:01PM -0400, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> >> But hey. Flash developers want Flash in it. It's gotta be good for
> >> something.
> >
> > My guess is that it is handy for repurposing the system for
> > entertainment usage.  (I don't have Flash enabled on my systems, so I
> > don't really know what I'm missing).
> It's all the rage for games these days.   My kids constantly astound
> me with the rendering quality and interactiveness of flash games that
> they are able to find for free on the web.
> Deployments that have asked for Flash also point to games as the reason.
> wad
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