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Posted Aug 11, 2009 17:12 UTC (Tue) by sitaram (subscriber, #5959)
[ff@sita-lt ~]$ ls -al |grep null
lrwxrwxrwx 1 ff ff 9 2009-01-01 17:46 .macromedia -> /dev/null
Posted Aug 12, 2009 5:44 UTC (Wed) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263)
Posted Aug 12, 2009 9:57 UTC (Wed) by mlankhorst (subscriber, #52260)
Posted Aug 11, 2009 19:08 UTC (Tue) by sbergman27 (subscriber, #10767)
Is there any good reason that the plugin's behavior is not illegal?
If I invite someone over for dinner, I don't expect them to dig through my dresser drawer to find my spare door key and have a copy made so that they can let themselves in later.
Posted Aug 11, 2009 21:56 UTC (Tue) by mikachu (guest, #5333)
its probably in the EULA
Posted Aug 13, 2009 8:08 UTC (Thu) by alex (subscriber, #1355)
Posted Aug 13, 2009 12:26 UTC (Thu) by micka (subscriber, #38720)
Posted Aug 11, 2009 20:27 UTC (Tue) by tetromino (subscriber, #33846)
Well, if you play flash games, that's where your preferences and save files will be stored.
Posted Aug 12, 2009 13:37 UTC (Wed) by kfiles (subscriber, #11628)
Also, the flash cache is used to improve performance, and in the case of features like bitmap filters and compositing on vector art, is a prerequisite. So, some of the niftier UI elements of flash apps could break if the asset cache isn't writable. I'm not sure whether they would degrade gracefully, or not.
Posted Aug 15, 2009 2:02 UTC (Sat) by dirtyepic (subscriber, #30178)
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