Google has detailed plans to start blocking most Flash content with Chrome

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Google has detailed plans to start blocking most Flash content with Chrome this year. Will we have a problem running RingCentral service web or other RingCentral services when this happens?
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Given that Adobe systems has made public statements advising most developers to not develop web content requiring flash (they prefer the HTML 5 method of things), and that you can configure FireFox and Chrome already to prompt you to only allow flash on sites you visit, I'm thinking the change will be a minor enough impact.

Flash will not be removed from Chrome, just disabled by default.  Disabled, again, to the point where Chrome won't even think it's installed, and like now, with FireFox, will prompt the user to ENABLE for this site (now, or now and remember) in order to access sites that still require flash. To get a feel for this, you can setup your Chrome already to do what they are planning to do by default.  Then you can get a sense of what it'd be like if you don't do allow and remember options :)

Sadly, RC blogs have been fairly silent on the HTML 5 changeover.  I'd rather it not use flash at all.  The reporting screens on the site are slow, as are several of the management interfaces.  HTML 5 would be a huge upgrade for RC and make the service that much easier.

Impact wise, probably not that bad, in the end.
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I certainly hope so!

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