[wp-hackers] Flash uploader
zamoose at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 11:55:34 GMT 2006
On 10/13/06, Jamie Holly <hovercrafter at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > You can do some neat things when doing uploads through flash:
> > http://previous.emllabs.com/article.php?articleId=121
> > http://www.tinywebgallery.com/en/tfu/tfu_overview.htm
> > http://www.bubbleshare.com/
> > (click create new story album)
> > I really like the idea of a progress indicator.
> > --
> > Matt Mullenweg
> > http://photomatt.net | http://wordpress.org
> > http://automattic.com | http://akismet.com
> This wouldn't be a bad idea with the capabilities of Actionscript.
> Integrating it with TinyMCE is also easily done through
> that the file uploader class in Flash is a feature only found in Flash 8.
> Adobe currently only has Flash Player version 7 available for Linux. They
> are talking about releasing a Version 9 for Linux, but who really knows
> if/when that will happen (there was talk for a long time about a version 8
> for Linux but apparently Adobe scrapped that idea). This means, for the time
> being at least, that the uploader won't work on Linux/Solaris systems, so it
> would be best if we offered both methods that can either be selected via the
> of the 2).
Agreed. You'll make this Linux user very angry ("Hulk angry! Hulk
smash!") if you force me to use Flash to upload schtuff.
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