[aur-general] "pepper-flash" naming?

WebDawg webdawg at gmail.com
Sun Nov 13 19:45:42 UTC 2016

On Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 2:57 AM, Ralf Mardorf
<ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Nov 2016 10:33:26 +0200, Det via aur-general wrote:
>>Since the maintainer is throwing his tantrum, I decided it would be
>>good to ask the mailing list directly, should "pepper-flash" [1] be
>>renamed to e.g. "flashplugin-ppapi"?
> People who still want to contribute on the bad thing that websites
> requiring flash won't die out most likely would search for a
> "pepperflash" PKGBUILD, since "pepperflash" is the well known name for
> it. So yes, please rename it, perhaps some never heard about "PPAPI"
> and "NPAPI", don't understand what "flashplugin-ppapi" does provide,
> don't install it and the chance that we are in at the death of the last
> website requiring flashplayer does increase, because less people are
> willing or able to install flashplayer.
> IMO it would be better to drop all flashplayer related packages from
> AUR, as well as from the official repositories.
> :p
> Ralf

IMO people still need flash to do stuff so I do not know why you would
remove it.  While most of us still may hate flash they have decided to
support it again:

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