flash player 9 -don't include it in Feisty

Daniel Robitaille robitaille at ubuntu.com
Fri Jan 19 07:14:32 UTC 2007

On 1/18/07, t u <towsonu2003 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I usually don't write to tell stuff like this, but this is just
> unbearable...
> I was using Flash 7 & Fx 2 with Dapper and I was very happy. After the
> release of the interview with Torvalds, I updated to Flash 9 (after it
> was announced not to be a beta anymore).
> For the last two days, Fx crashed about every 20 minutes on flash-using
> sites like youtube. I read about similar experiences with Flash betas at
> the forums too. Fx never crashed on me before...
> I would like to ask the devels not to include Flash 9 in our
> repositories... It is too damn buggy, and it's not worth the bad PR
> Feisty might get with crashing Firefoxes...
> Thanks for your patience in reading this
> Sincerely.

I have been using Flash 9 for weeks, with the first 2 beta and now the
final, with Firefox in Dapper, Edgy, and now Feisty, and I can't
remember having one single crash due to flash.  And I use it quite
regularly (i.e, daily) on various online sites.

So I'm not experiencing the type of crashes you are seeing.    I
wonder what makes some people seeing these crashes, and not others.
And being a close source plugin, I suspect we'll never know...

Daniel Robitaille

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