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ZDNet: Interview with Mike Melanson, Lead Engineer on the Linux Flash Player Team

Aug 30, 2006, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Can you give us a little bit of your background? How you got into Linux, how you came to be involved in the Linux Flash Player?

"I got into Linux when I wanted to use a free relational database called MySQL for a web project. I eventually went to Linux full time at home. Soon after, I realized I could not play Apple QuickTime movie trailers on Linux and wondered why. I started doing some homework and began contributing to, and occasionally leading, various multimedia-related open source projects and efforts, such as xine, FFmpeg, and MPlayer..."

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