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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-72042

The Flash animation media player should be removed from core

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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_311_STABLE, MOODLE_400_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_400_STABLE
    • Pull from Repository:
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-72042-master
    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. Login as admin.
      2. Go to "Site administration > Plugins > Plugins overview".
      3. Verify there is no longer a mention of 'Flash animation' (media_swf).
      4. Access to "Site administration > Plugins > Media players > Manage media players".
      5. Verify there is no longer a mention of 'Flash animation'.
      6. Go to "Site administration > Reports > Security checks".
      7. Verify the "Enabled .swf media filter" check is not displayed anymore.
      8. Access to "Site administration > Server > File types".
      9. Check "swf" and "swfl" extensions have the "Type groups" column empty.
      10. Access to http://yourmoodleurl/filter/mediaplugin/dev/perftest.php
      11. Check no errors are displayed.

       
       

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      Login as admin. Go to "Site administration > Plugins > Plugins overview". Verify there is no longer a mention of 'Flash animation' (media_swf). Access to "Site administration > Plugins > Media players > Manage media players". Verify there is no longer a mention of 'Flash animation'. Go to "Site administration > Reports > Security checks". Verify the "Enabled .swf media filter" check is not displayed anymore. Access to "Site administration > Server > File types". Check "swf" and "swfl" extensions have the "Type groups" column empty. Access to http://yourmoodleurl/filter/mediaplugin/dev/perftest.php Check no errors are displayed.    
    • Sprint:
      Moppies Kanban

      Description

      The Flash Player was deprecated in 2017 and officially discontinued on 31 December 2020, so I suggest that media_swf is removed from core.

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            People

            Assignee:
            sarjona Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
            Reporter:
            tsala Helen Foster
            Peer reviewer:
            Ferran Recio Ferran Recio
            Integrator:
            Ilya Tregubov Ilya Tregubov
            Tester:
            Angelia Dela Cruz Angelia Dela Cruz
            Participants:
            Component watchers:
            Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Ilya Tregubov, Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
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