Macromedia to Open Flash Player Source
Thursday January 6th, 2000
Tekhir writes, "Well, Macromedia is open sourcing their Flash player and file format [according to this BeNews story]. It would be interesting to see if this could/should be intergrated into Mozilla. Can you imagine if people started making the UI out of Flash 4. Or better yet borrowing its alpha transparency layer. There are a lot of cool effects that one can do with Flash."
Should Flash be integrated into Mozilla? Or should their tasty, optimized vector-drawing code be cannibalized for the inevitable SVG implementation?
#12 Okay, I think I get it...
Thursday January 6th, 2000 2:44 PM
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So it's kind of like they're making the player free so that everyone can see it, but charging for the program that lets you write stuff to play on the player?