Adobe Flash 10.1 + AIR 2.0 on the XO
tiagomnm at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 16:19:11 EDT 2010
On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 1:26 AM, Carlos Nazareno <object404 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Oh dear. Googling HQTube ended up with the top 2 entries being porn
> sites :-/ I think something needs a project name change :)
Indeed, hence the link in my e-mail, to avoid confusion.
> Anyway, wouldn't there be a problem if we bundled HQTube because
> VLC/Xine/MPlayer would still need licensed codecs to be able to decode
> audio/video streams? (FFmpeg/Gstreamer Ugly). In the case of Flash, at
> least we'd have working sound because it's all good and licensed,
> unlike in the default GNASH install.
I don't think H.264 needs licensed codecs but I'm not sure on that.
> Yeah, actually for the XO-1, I usually used Flashblock on Firefox and
> turn off plugins in Opera because of the limited CPU/Memory (the
> machine would actually hang in some cases like if you visit a Flash
> Papervision3D site).
I do the same on the XO 1.5
> on the web these days is simply ridiculous and too much of a resource
> hog. Bash Flash all you want, but AJAX is just as bad.
> Video-wise, I don't think there's much hope with the XO-1 since a lot
> of video is now being streamed in high quality H.264, something which
> brings even faster systems to their knees. If we can get the Adobe
> guys to do some optimization for at least the XO-1.5 (which is where
> deployments are going anyway), that would be a very big thing.
I'll check how well the XO-1 can handle it when I find time to test it out
> You never know, Adobe might actually take the time out to try to fix
> things with the XO-1 and XO-1.5 for hardware acceleration.
I wouldn't rest on that, but one can try.
> Reuben, Ed, I'll try to help you guys on this.
> Tiago, thank you so much for Stallman's ebook link.
> Free as in Freedom is good. Closed-minded Fundamentalism is not.
> carlos nazareno
> interactive media specialist
> zen graffiti studios
> "if you don't like the way the world is running,
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