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From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 19:03:45 +1100
Message-ID: <45470361.2020400@lachy.id.au>
Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
> Flash player does not ship with browsers, at least not with every 
> browser, but this doesn't prevent Flash from being widely used.

   "Initially, the Flash Player plug-in was not bundled with popular web
    browsers and users had to visit Macromedia website to download it,
    but as of year 2000, the Flash Player was already being distributed
    with all AOL, Netscape and Internet Explorer browsers. Two years
    later it shipped with all releases of Windows XP." -- Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Flash#History

Besides, Flash is one of the few successful plugins.  Many others that 
have failed.

-- 
Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Tuesday, 31 October 2006 00:03:45 UTC

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