UK: Flash is officially part of "full Internet"

David Gerard dgerard at
Wed Aug 27 15:34:59 UTC 2008

"It said the combined phone, music player and computer is flawed
because of the absence of two common website programmes, Flash and
Java. As a result, the authority said Apple's claim that the iPhone
gave access to "all parts of the internet" misled customers about its
power as a web browser."

Java is now free (OpenJDK). But Flash isn't.

What does Gnash need to be up to Flash 9/10? Otherwise a free software
stack cannot claim to be "full Internet" in the UK.

- d.

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