[ILUG] linux Flash, and single-threaded sound
kverens at webworks.ie
Tue Sep 27 11:00:13 IST 2005
On Tuesday 27 September 2005 10:34, Daniel Goldsmith wrote:
> On 9/27/05, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> > The reason it's essential even _without_ a Flash interpreter installed,
> > is that sites that think your browser lacks one will often send you
> > advertising in alternate form. Runing with Flashblock means your
> > browser automatically claims to support Flash, even if it doesn't --
> > such that you (effectively) get no ads at all.
> I read such claims with growling envy.
> One of the great 'benefits' of chldren is that all of the 'approved'
> sites come with morasses of Flash - in particular the BBC's
> CBBC and CBeebies sites. Somehow small kids don't give a
> flying one about freedom &c, they just want Dora and *Miss* Hoolie.
an easy solution to most ad problems:
I rarely see any ads now.
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