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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2004 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

no chance. the fonts are in the flash and are rendered by the flash plugin. everything in flash is anti-aliased.
try to set the flash plugin to the lowest quality.

[not really OT, but not to be taken too seriously]
if that' s not what you want, try xvidcap & edit every single frame by hand with cinepaint (formerly filmgimp), thus removing the anti-aliasing. have fun.
[/not really OT, but not to be taken too seriously]
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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2004 4:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Same video audio synch problems here. Although before this version, Flash crashed if it had sound. So, out of synch sound is better than crashing. Those Seinfeld Superman spots are hilarious even when they are out of synch.
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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2004 8:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

dmartin wrote:
Same video audio synch problems here. Although before this version, Flash crashed if it had sound. So, out of synch sound is better than crashing. Those Seinfeld Superman spots are hilarious even when they are out of synch.
Seinfeld Superman? 8O
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PostPosted: Sun May 30, 2004 3:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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dmartin wrote:
Same video audio synch problems here. Although before this version, Flash crashed if it had sound. So, out of synch sound is better than crashing. Those Seinfeld Superman spots are hilarious even when they are out of synch.
Seinfeld Superman? 8O

In reference to a post earlier in the thread:
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Since I've installed flash 7 the videos at http://www.jerry.digisle.tv/room.html are without sound and at 2x the speed. Anyone else have this problem?

I'm not getting the 2x speed, but the video and audio are out of synch by a second or two.
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PostPosted: Sun May 30, 2004 5:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi,
Can't see much improvement, sound is well out of sync - just like the last release.
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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2004 10:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have wished flash pages would render at full speed in Linux since I used Mandrake :D Great job Macromedia!! :):):)
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 01, 2004 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sound is still pretty much out of sync...

maybe they'll have a release without these problems out in two years..
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 04, 2004 8:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Black border carries on appearing in all flash animations. Anybody has this problem too?
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 06, 2004 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sadly, macromedia really missed the point of reaching the Linux desktop. Check out the wierd licensing scheme they concocted (if you care about such things). An ebuild would appear to violate the terms of the current licensing scheme.

check out newforge's article on this
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2004 5:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, I surely hope idiotic licensing scheme here will help open source world's cause in that it will make more web developers move away from this idiotic proprietary format towards open standards, such as SVG. The newsforge page referred would indicate that macromedia will be making some deals and changes to help the situation, but I'm still worried how all this auditing will do...
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2004 7:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I cant see SVG taking hold of the web any time soon.

IE doesn't support it natively, therefore the majority of web developers who dont care about standards wont use it.

I wish the same thing as you but it will take a long time before that happens. We really need a larger uptake of mozilla/firefox to make web designers follow standards. From standards comes freedom.

Be cool 8)
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2004 8:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

codergeek42 wrote:
Seinfeld Superman? 8O

Superman made a brief apperance in every episode of Seinfeld.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2004 8:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

log wrote:
I cant see SVG taking hold of the web any time soon.

IE doesn't support it natively, therefore the majority of web developers who dont care about standards wont use it.


IE project doesn't support a thing, but lately I've seen a lot of authors getting frustrated at microsoft and translucent pngs incl. alpha transparency has been appearing, among other IE's borked features. But it's a known fact that the old IE hasn't been developed in ages except for the bug fixes; Microsoft decided to rewrite from scratch (afaik) and integrate the whole crap fully to operation system. It is expected that the Brave New IE-Longhorn component will have rather good support whenever it comes.

But that's really some offtopic ranting again :oops:
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2004 8:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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It is expected that the Brave New IE-Longhorn component will have rather good support whenever it comes.


Well, If MSIE has SVG support in the future without a plugin, ill be very surprised. :roll:

ok, ill stop off-topic ranting as well :)
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flammie wrote:
Well, I surely hope idiotic licensing scheme here will help open source world's cause in that it will make more web developers move away from this idiotic proprietary format towards open standards, such as SVG. The newsforge page referred would indicate that macromedia will be making some deals and changes to help the situation, but I'm still worried how all this auditing will do...


Not meaning to rain on the parade but I am pretty sure that the SWF format is opensource, just not the tools :(
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2004 4:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bowyakka wrote:
Not meaning to rain on the parade but I am pretty sure that the SWF format is opensource, just not the tools :(


Well that's fine to see, I actually got interested and searched a bit: http://www.macromedia.com/software/flash/open/licensing/fileformat/license2.html

Now if you thought the flash player license was being strict... Macromedia's license for tools derived using the spec makes actually requirements that macromedia's own tools do not fulfill :lol:

Bah, it also requires some sort of registration rituals. No time for that now.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2004 11:31 pm    Post subject: Licensing Interpretations Reply with quote

As I read through the licensing, a few points hit me...

1. This entire scheme appears to be a feeble attempt to detwermine
how many users are actually using Flash for various platforms for "forcing"
users to a new download for each computer and corporate reporting.

2. As I interpret it, each time you click on the download link,
you "accept" a non-exclusive "copy" of the EULA.
Thus, as long as you download the file from Shockwaves site for
each computer, rather than copying it across the LAN (which is forbidden), you are getting a separate EULA per computer.
(Watch out for cacheing proxies...)

3. As such, an ebuild for the new flash payer should not be a problem, as long
as NOFETCH is set, like for the sun-j{re,dk} packages. Gentoo doesn't distribute it, and the end-users themselves do the downloading. Gentoo is only responsible for moving the files in place, which is not forbidden by the EULA. (Watch out for NFS /opt and /usr mounts though.)

The ebuild is already in portage. We'll have to wait and see what Macromedia says, as there is no mention of licensing in bugzilla.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 12, 2004 2:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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OK, here are my experiences:

* Installation can be done by copying libflashplayer.so and flashplayer.xpt to /opt/netscape/plugins


I couldn't get that to work at all for me. I had to copy them to /usr/lib/nsbrowser/plugins/. That's for firefox v0.8.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 18, 2004 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have installed the flash-plugin by doing 'emerge netscape-flash' and all the files are in the right place. But still flash isn't working right in firefox, mozilla, or any other browser on my system.

I figured out that it does work when I link directly to a .swf file on the internet, but that it doesn't work when that file is embed into a webpage.

Anyone any idea ?

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2004 1:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sanderfox wrote:
I have installed the flash-plugin by doing 'emerge netscape-flash' and all the files are in the right place. But still flash isn't working right in firefox, mozilla, or any other browser on my system.

I figured out that it does work when I link directly to a .swf file on the internet, but that it doesn't work when that file is embed into a webpage.

Anyone any idea ?

Sanderfox


Uhm, I've got the same problem, so you are not alone ;P
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2004 1:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://bugs.gentoo.org/

You know what to do... ;)
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2004 2:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Souperman :)
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2004 6:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Does anyone know how to get that black border around the top left off? It drives me nuts!
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2004 8:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

hm....i haven't had a problem yet with it. newgrounds.com fan. i've watched alot of videos and there hasn't been a problem. i put the files in my firefox0.8 folder manualy and no problem. maybe i'm lucky.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 24, 2004 3:45 pm    Post subject: solution? Reply with quote

So um let's see. Many of us are still haveing the same sync issues as with version 6 right? I mean I will admit that 7 seems to do a little better (at least it [seems] to resync itself during a movie once it gets off) but it is not totally fixed by upgrading to version 7. Has anyone any new ideas on getting the sound to sync correctly?
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