Bug#490553: Recommend npapi plugins?

Robert Millan rmh at aybabtu.com
Sat Jul 12 16:53:34 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 06:14:05PM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 04:06:30PM +0000, Robert Millan wrote:
> > Package: libwebkit-1.0-1
> > Version: 1.0.1-2
> > Severity: wishlist
> > Tags: patch
> > 
> > Now that webkit supports them, how about Recommending plugins for the two
> > most commonly found web nuissances?
> Mmmmm I'm not very thrilled with recommends on these, especially since
> recommends are installed by default, now... and knowing how gnash and
> gcj plugins are far from being stable,

I'm not sure about the new icedtea plugin, but gnash is fairly stable now.  It
doesn't support many websites, but it's very unlikely that it will crash your
browser, because it runs in a separate process.

> I'm not sure it is a good idea to
> more than suggest them.

Your take.  I suppose we agree that suggests is better than nothing :-)

Robert Millan

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