[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Flash at Sugar Labs
Benjamin M. Schwartz
bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Mon Jan 5 12:07:38 EST 2009
Wade Brainerd wrote:
> I think the template should be built into and supported by the Sugar
> dev team, rather than something that has to be copied around.
I strongly disagree. We should send the clearest possible message that
SWF, a language with no good free spec and no good free interpreter, is
not recommended, even if it is supported. Software Freedom is a key part
of the Sugar labs mission, both officially and in fact.
> A nice additional feature would be to make use of Jordan's screen
> resolution dropper on the XO to allow Flash activities to run at
> 600x450, which would likely quadruple performance.
We can do even better.
http://wiki.gnashdev.org/Release_0.8.5#Release_Goals shows XVideo scaling
support as one of the goals for the next Gnash, due in a month.
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