Mood of the day: Archiving every flash on e621 before the death of Flash in December

( These will be going on archive.org and additionally there will be a torrent )

Show thread

To be clear: I 100% support the depcrecation of Flash. So much art is locked behind it, however, that I believe it should be preserved in some way.

With projects like Lightspark (a libre Flash Player alternative) and ruffle (a Flash emulator written in Rust which runs with no plugin, instead using JS) we will hopefully be able to view all of these without running Adobe's trashy software.

Show thread
Follow

Ruffle is a particularly interesting project with several "huge" sponsors (including Newgrounds and coolmathgames). I'm assuming this project was chosen over Lightspark because it doesn't require a plugin, just server-side code.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
☠️ librepunk ☠️

A friendly mastodon instance primarily for shitposting, gays, and the glory of the free and open source software movement.