[linux-elitists] Flash banners: they suck
Sun Sep 9 04:26:34 PDT 2001
begin Karsten M Self quotation:
> on Sun, Sep 09, 2001 at 02:09:07AM +0100, Sean "Reading with the
> comprehension bit set arbitrarially" Neakums (email@example.com) wrote:
>> No, it does not. Your Web browser does that. Either install a proxy
>> that filters Flash entirely, or file a bug.
> To expand the shorthand I'd written, "encountering Flash content
> causes the browser to display a 'download plugin' dialog". Yes, I'm
> familiar with the general principles. And, yes, as indicated, I'm
> pursuing this on the appropriate Galeon discussion list.
> I believe the functionality is in Mozilla/Gecko, not Galeon per se.
What would be prefect would be if Mozilla had a sooper-dooper advanced
option for blocking arbitrary MIME types. Future-proof!
"The man who laughs at standards--that man must be put down.
We are none of us perfect; I know that. But we must agree
on what perfection is."
-- Joe Gendreau, California Weights and Measures
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