UK: Flash is officially part of "full Internet"

David Gerard dgerard at
Wed Aug 27 18:50:59 UTC 2008

2008/8/27 Andy <stude.list at>:
> David Gerard wrote:

>> So the proprietary argument was considered and expressly rejected by the ASA.

> That would depend on whether the Java Language (not to be confused with
> the Sun Java JVM) is proprietary. I think that point would still be open
> for debate!

I don't think it actually does apply to Java any more - the only thing
stopping Apple from putting Java on the iPhone is that they don't want
it there. (Java has been part of Mac OS X for years.) It does,
however, apply to Flash. And Gnash just isn't good enough yet to be a

- d.

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