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Old 05-17-2009, 02:10 AM   #1
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LXer: Could Adobe be open-sourcing Flash?


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Over the years, Adobe has become more Linux friendly. First, Adobe released an excellent version of its Flash Player for Linux, and, more recently, the company launched a version of AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) for Linux. Now, however, with Strobe, its just announced Flash framework, Adobe looks like it may be getting more open-source friendly as well. Strobe, which will show up in the 3rd quarter of 2009, is an open framework for creating SWF (ShockWave Flash) server-side players. With Strobe, content creators and Web developers will be able to easily create sites that host their own video.

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It will not happen. Too much greed. Besides, even if at one point they do release it, it will likely be under a special license that won't let you do anything with it.

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