[ubuntu-uk] BBC to develop Flash-based iPlayer for Linux

Tom Bamford tom at entrepreneuria.co.uk
Wed Oct 17 13:41:23 BST 2007

Kris Marsh wrote:
> "By adopting the Adobe Flash(r) Player software, the BBC will make its
> free catch-up TV service – BBC iPlayer – available as a streaming
> service across Macintosh and Linux(r), as well as Microsoft
> Windows(r), by the end of the year."
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/pressreleases/stories/2007/10_october/16/adobe.shtml
> Apologies if this is not news to anyone, it's news to me!
> Kris

Despite being long overdue that's quite welcome news. Realplayer sucks 
more than I can describe even compared to flash, but at least my phone 
plays flash, as do my Ubuntu machines.


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