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Re: [Fsfe-uk] BBC's DRM Iplayer windows only

From: MJ Ray
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] BBC's DRM Iplayer windows only
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2008 14:00:55 +0000
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Noah Slater <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 12:18:45PM +0000, Jon Grant wrote: [...]
> > just like solely supporting MS-Word file format would be.
> But the FSF is not doing this so your arguments are a strawman.

I think the argument is that FSF is being inconsistent (again),
by publishing things like
criticising Microsoft's proprietary formats, while supporting
Adobe's proprietary formats.

> The
> FSF has plashed Gnash as a priority project, that doesn't mean that
> the FSF somehow "endorses" the format.

That's debatable, given at least one FSF webmaster refuses to link to
UK LUGs because apparently that would imply endorsement of everything
on their web sites.

Matt Lee <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jon Grant wrote:
> > I can't see FSF developing a multimedia framework instead of the
> > current narrow vision of supporting Adobe's proprietary Flash format
> > (short sightedness!)
> Sorry, the FSF is not developing Gnash.

That seems like a refutation of a point that wasn't made.  I think the
question is why isn't FSF developing or supporting a multimedia
framework, instead of supporting Gnash?

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