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  • #16
    Originally posted by RealNC View Post
    Adobe is too poor to spend dollars for a 64-bit port. They barely get enough money together for their daily bread, how to you expect them to raise the funds for a 64-bit version of Flash? Geez, you people should be thankful for the awesome piece of software called Adobe Flash(TM) rather than ranting about 64-bit support.
    Heh... Write it 64-bit clean in the first place and you'll take care of both, actually. FYI- I wouldn't trust any code that wasn't 64-bit clean because there's a lot of intrinsically BAD coding practices that fall under the "unclean" category (Cardinal rule #1 of coding: an "int" is NOT the same as a "void *" in C/C++ terms... I'm pretty sure Flash's code breaks that rule... Anything that doesn't marshal that void pointer to something proper with a way other than typecasting is going to be iffy code to begin with.) and it might be a source of nasty transients.

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    • #17
      Well you know what is different, why don't you help em then

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      • #18
        Svartalf, did you ever port a JIT/dynamic recompiler? If no, please shut up.
        I hope the Flash guy will make a version available that has at least libcurl statically linked in. It's also possible to make libnss optional, so that without it you simply won't be able to use SSL.

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        • #19
          Originally posted by Kano View Post
          Well you know what is different, why don't you help em then
          I offered back when I was one of the early adopters for x86-64 (I happen to still have the Solo2 motherboard AMD gave me...)...they didn't seem too interested back then, Kano. Not my problem, really, I'm trying to get other fights fought nowadays...
          Last edited by Svartalf; 08-14-2008, 03:59 PM.

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          • #20
            Originally posted by greg View Post
            Svartalf, did you ever port a JIT/dynamic recompiler? If no, please shut up.
            Have you? If so, please enlighten us as to why it would be radically different than what I commented on? If not, please spare everyone the commentary on the subject.

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