[linux-elitists] Flash banners: they suck

Ben Woodard ben@valinux.com
Sat Sep 8 17:34:15 PDT 2001


does anyone know how to permanantly answer "no" to the flash plugin question?

-ben

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> I've noticed flash banners on The New York Times's website in the past
> few days.
> 
> Quite simply, they suck.  I don't have (or want) a flash plugin.  I
> block most banners, and have stilled animated GIFs.
> 
> Unfortunately, Flash pops up a request for the appropriate plugin each
> time one is encountered.  It's about as madening as pop-up or pop-unders
> (neither of which I encounter:  disable javascript and java).
> 
> Don't blemish the Times with these idiotic tactics.
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