Things I miss: most YouTube videos are Flash-based (although often if you find them embedded on a page, YouTube will provide an HTML5 version on the fly). HTML5 playback in addition is smoother than FLV videos ever were. There are fewer glitches, slowdowns, jitters and so forth.
via Six months without Adobe Flash, and I feel fine » Houston 2600 — Computer security, hacking, coding and mayhem.
Interesting read. I went without Flash for awhile a few years ago on when 64 bit was new on the linux box because I couldn’t get it to work and it became too much of a PITA and a waste of time to figure out. I hardly ever use YouTube however.
Beginning August 15th we will use the configuration settings in the Google Play Store to limit continued access to Flash Player updates to only those devices that have Flash Player already installed. Devices that do not have Flash Player already installed are increasingly likely to be incompatible with Flash Player and will no longer be able to install it from the Google Play Store after August 15th.
via An Update on Flash Player and Android « Adobe AIR and Adobe Flash Player Team Blog.
A cross-domain policy file is an XML document that grants a web client—such as Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader, etc.—permission to handle data across multiple domains.
via Cross-domain policy file specification | Adobe Developer Connection.