Flash EOL 2020

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Flash EOL 2020

Post by Pyrrho » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:13 pm

The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Flash EOL 2020

Post by gnome » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:32 pm

Nuke it from orbit.
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Re: Flash EOL 2020

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:39 pm

The Adobe folks want to do this but ....

Falsifiable prediction: Somehow the schedule will slip.
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Re: Flash EOL 2020

Post by Pyrrho » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:56 pm

Meh. They've already reconfigured "Adobe Animate CC," formerly known as Adobe Flash CC, to export to HTML5, so devs who know ActionScript won't skip a beat.
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Re: Flash EOL 2020

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:05 pm

Somebody important "enough" will say they need it.

We'll see.
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Re: Flash EOL 2020

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:47 am

one year left.

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Re: Flash EOL 2020

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:05 pm

FWIW, I went flash free earlier this year to the point of digging out traces left behind by the uninstall.

Have not been inconvenienced by the lack of it since.

For those who still dig it, no doubt the standalone installers will be archived by enthusiasts if not Adobe.
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Re: Flash EOL 2020

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:03 pm

I was flash-free about five years ago. I missed stuff others could see but I just wasn't willing to have it on my computator.