XSF Discussion - 2024-01-19

  1. moparisthebest

    Were there any flash/actionscript XMPP clients back in the day?

  2. moparisthebest

    If so, it might be time to resurrect them https://ruffle.rs/blog/2024/01/14/2023-in-review

  3. Guus

    We had XIFF and SparkWeb I believe. Never used it.

  4. flow

    I just wondered what made people wanna resurrect ActionScript (not that it appears to be a bad programming language)

  5. flow

    then I sow the sponsor list on ruffle.rs

  6. flow

    then I saw the sponsor list on ruffle.rs

  7. moparisthebest

    I guess the same thing that makes people make emulators for any old system, preservation?

  8. jonas’

    the NYT is a weird outlier in that one.

  9. moparisthebest

    little odd yea

  10. jonas’

    but yeah, there's lots of contents even from the 2010s which is still using flash

  11. moparisthebest

    Guus, haha top search result for sparkweb https://discourse.igniterealtime.org/t/sparkweb-lives-again/93130/2

  12. moparisthebest

    it seems like it might actually work https://github.com/igniterealtime/Sparkweb / https://github.com/igniterealtime/XIFF

  13. Guus

    Hey, have at it if you're interested. I'm sure the community is happy to promote you to project lead of all things flash. :)

  14. moparisthebest

    Woah woah now

  15. Fishbowler

    Nick change time? flashisthebest?

  16. Guus

    absolutely. Shall I start updating the website?

  17. MattJ