The Right to Flash - A petiton demanding equal Flash rights for Right-To-Left languages

Posted by Mushon Zer-Aviv | Sun Aug 3rd 2003 8:26 a.m.

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The Right to Flash - A petiton demanding equal Flash rights for Right-To-Le=
ft languages
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The Right to Flash is the initiative of Amir Dotan (London, UK), Mushon
Zer-Aviv (Tel-Aviv, Israel) and Naim Kamel (Ramallah, Palestine). It was
launched in July 2003 in order to make sure the middle east, doesn't get
left behind the development of the internet, believing it to be a powerful
tool for overcoming differences and for new methods of communication. In the
case of Flash both Palestinian users and Israeli users are united by the
similarity of our languages, both unfortunately left behind by Macromedia=
's
Flash MX technology.

Exerpt from the petition:
"...Macromedia Flash does not support Right-to-left languages. It is broken
and needs to be fixed. It currently doesn't meet the standards we've come to
expect from a company, which constantly expresses a commitment to show the
world 'what the web can be'..."

We believe The Right to Flash is universal and shouldn't be restricted by
cultures or languages. We look forward to start speaking Flash in our own
languages and to fully use its potential to make the web all that it can be.

PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION ON: http://www.the-right-to-flash.com

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  • Eryk Salvaggio | Mon Aug 4th 2003 12:02 a.m.
    Wow, score another one for html...I'd never thought of this before! I'll ce=
    rtainly sign it.

    -e.

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Mushon Zer-Aviv
    To: list@rhizome.org
    Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 8:26 AM
    Subject: RHIZOME\_RAW: The Right to Flash - A petiton demanding equal Flas=
    h rights for Right-To-Left languages

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    The Right to Flash - A petiton demanding equal Flash rights for Right-To-=
    Left languages
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    The Right to Flash is the initiative of Amir Dotan (London, UK), Mushon
    Zer-Aviv (Tel-Aviv, Israel) and Naim Kamel (Ramallah, Palestine). It was
    launched in July 2003 in order to make sure the middle east, doesn't get
    left behind the development of the internet, believing it to be a powerful
    tool for overcoming differences and for new methods of communication. In =
    the
    case of Flash both Palestinian users and Israeli users are united by the
    similarity of our languages, both unfortunately left behind by Macromedia=
    's
    Flash MX technology.

    Exerpt from the petition:
    "...Macromedia Flash does not support Right-to-left languages. It is brok=
    en
    and needs to be fixed. It currently doesn't meet the standards we've come=
    to
    expect from a company, which constantly expresses a commitment to show the
    world 'what the web can be'..."

    We believe The Right to Flash is universal and shouldn't be restricted =
    by
    cultures or languages. We look forward to start speaking Flash in our own
    languages and to fully use its potential to make the web all that it can =
    be.

    PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION ON: http://www.the-right-to-flash.com

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