[linux-audio-dev] (web-based) interactive sound art?

Pall Thayer palli at pallit.lhi.is
Wed May 5 14:39:09 UTC 2004

Just had a look at the Flash player and Shockwave EULA and it looks pretty 
prohibitive. However, you may be correct about the flash language and 
protocol. It is possible to create (limited) flash content with PHP and Perl, 
for instance. But it looks like they don't want anyone else making players 
for their stuff.

On Wednesday 05 May 2004 14:04, Steve Harris wrote:
> On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 01:57:10 +0000, Pall Thayer wrote:
> > It would be nice if SVG became more widespread. I wonder why Mozilla
> > doesn't include it in the normal releases. Since the source is available,
> > it couldn't be too difficult to make a free plugin version, could it?
> > There was talk about IBM trying to talk Sun into open-sourcing Java but
> > what with Suns new marriage to Microsoft, I don't see that happening
> > anytime in the near future. Flash is totally proprietary and probably
> > little or no possibility of making anything free out of it.
> Actaully I think the flash language and protocol are open, its just the
> shockwave implementation thats closed. I could be wrong though.
> - Steve

Pall Thayer

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