[IAEP] [support-gang] An Opportunity to bring vital content tothe Sugar/XO world - Needs technical help.

Gary C Martin gary at garycmartin.com
Mon Jul 27 13:57:14 EDT 2009

On 27 Jul 2009, at 18:13, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 16:08, Gary C Martin<gary at garycmartin.com>  
> wrote:
>> On 22 Jul 2009, at 10:59, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 14:46, Costello, Rob
>>> R<Costello.Rob.R at edumail.vic.gov.au> wrote:
>>>> if you need some one to look at a fla or decompile a swf and have  
>>>> a look
>>>> at
>>>> what the actionscript is doing i can probably help
>>>> don't know anything much about gnash but have done lots of flash  
>>>> coding
>>> Would be really great if you could run the .swf in soas and debug  
>>> the
>>> .fla in order to know why it isn't advancing to the next level. Once
>>> you get an explanation from the Flash side of things of why this
>>> happen, I think the Gnash developers will be able to find a fix in
>>> Gnash.
>> Tomeu, for what it's worth I don't think this is anything todo with
>> Flash/Gnash incompatibility. The current eatboom SWF (and FLA  
>> source) is
>> simply not quite working (likely related to the quick change they  
>> made for
>> it to run outside of the rest of their system). I've tried with a  
>> number of
>> Adobe Flash player versions and plugins, including your current  
>> gnash rpms,
>> and they all fail to progress in the same way.
>> After bin hexing the binary files to work out what version they  
>> were created
>> with, you will need to have the Adobe Flash 9 IDE to debug this  
>> code – my
>> last $$$ upgrade was for 7, so I can't help debug the current FLA  
>> from the
>> git rep.
> John can provide us with a Flash CS3 or Flash 8 version, would that
> help in any way?

Sorry not for me.

FWIW: If this is a blocker. I could install the Flash 30 day trial and  
attempt a one off eatboom fix for now, but it's not much of a FOSS  
solution going forwards...


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