Re: Update: 2.2 Proposed Modules List
- From: mike <mike localhost localdomain>
- To: "desktop-devel-list gnome org" <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Update: 2.2 Proposed Modules List
- Date: 20 Nov 2002 03:43:56 +0000
On Wed, 2002-11-20 at 02:50, John McCutchan wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 01:30:16AM +0000, mike wrote:
> > On Tue, 2002-11-19 at 16:30, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > > <quote who="Joe Marcus Clarke">
> > >
> > > > To be fair, there was some discussion with regard to gst.
> > >
> > > Neither wildly positive or negative, though.
> > >
> > > > > - galeon: Web browser. Depends on Mozilla.
> > > >
> > > > A lot of the FreeBSD users really want a web browser by default in
> > > > GNOME. They see KDE has one, and wonder where GNOME's is.
> > >
> > personally I would be sceptical about galeon and gnome2.2 (maybe 2.4).
> > There is a nasty crasher bug on plugins (at least flash - maybe more)
> > against gtk-2.1 (no problems with gtk-2.0.x)
> > see bug http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=178501
> Galeon's inclusing has nothing to do with mozilla working with a commercial
> plugin. That is macromedia's problem. Besides there is a free flash
> plugin for mozilla that won't have this problem. swf-player in debian
> provides one.
you misunderstand my point - this is with the free flash player, (and
only with gtk-2.1) and it is a silent crash on sites with flash in.
It is quite a signicicant problem due to the number of sites that are
either flash or (annoyingly) have flash adverts embedded.
As I said just my opinion.
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