Flash on our websites?

Shlomi Fish shlomif at shlomifish.org
Mon Oct 15 10:45:54 BST 2018


Hi Myriam,

On Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:03:15 +0200
Myriam Schweingruber <myriam at kde.org> wrote:

> oh well, without screenshot, then, but really... dear kde-community-owner,
> a 400k screenshot is hardly a big deal...
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: Myriam Schweingruber <myriam at kde.org>
> Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2018 at 22:22
> Subject: Flash on our websites?
> 
> Hi there,
> 
> sorry for cross-posting, but I think the question is a really serious one
> 
> I agree I do not open the kde.org website very often, but I did so Saturday
> when at the KDE booth in Dornbirn. Since I use a Flash blocker I was quite
> surprised to get notified that the website tries to load Flash content (see
> attached screenshot and inspection panel).
> 
> Edit: removed the screenshot as it seems too big for the listadmins taste...
> 
> I really wonder why it is necessary for a Free Software Community like KDE
> to use closed source technology on the very website where we promote Free
> Software.
> 
> Best regards, Myriam
> 

I don't see any flash content on https://www.kde.org/ - firefox on mageia v7
located in Israel. You can share a link to the screenshot after you uploaded it
to a web service, or to an image sharing site such as https://imgur.com/ .

Regards,

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