[PLUG] Flash WAS: Linux on Apple WAS: Wanted to Introduce Myself

Matt Alexander lowbassman at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 23:51:02 PDT 2004


On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 21:02:10 -0700, Alice Corbin <ali at axian.com> wrote:

> Actually, I have since installed Firefox's Adblock extension, which
> can hide flash as well as images.  So I could turn flash back on.
> But I still don't like flash.  At best, I think that it's eye candy,
> useless fluff added to a page to add jazziness.  And if you actually
> need it to navigate the site, then it's even worse, because I've
> reached the point where I have to blow the fonts up before I can
> read them, and you can't do that to flash.  And anyone who
> is truly blind is SOL with it.

Sometimes you want to easily view Flash, like
http://homestarrunner.com/, but for the rest of it there's FlashBlock,
http://flashblock.mozdev.org/, which let's you easy run the Flash
content you want and block the rest.
~M




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