"Plugin finder service" is great

Alexander Sack asac at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 3 00:36:24 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 01:39:36AM +0200, Jan Claeys wrote:
> Op vrijdag 30-05-2008 om 16:39 uur [tijdzone +0200], schreef Valent
> Turkovic:
> > I was amazed how good "Plugin finder service" worked in Ubuntu 8.04
> > when with Firefox I got to a first page that needed Flash. I love that
> > you gave choice for users to choose between proprietary and open flash
> > plugins.
> I got some complaints about it though: it doesn't tell users what the
> advantages and disadvantages of those plugins are.
> (Being free is nice, but if a plugin doesn't work 90% of the time,
> that's worthless for most end-users...)

FWIW, this (among other issues) was discussed at UDS and is now
documented as one of the things that is likely to be fixed to in intrepid:


Remember that this document is a draft. Discussion welcome.

 - Alexander

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