Arty wrote:its not a good idea. However neither is using Flash, which because of massive amounts of security issues that can affect your operating system, is far more dangerous.
That's only an issue for people viewing the Flash files; my forum moderates uploaded Flash files and I have ClamAV scanning uploaded files for known exploits at least. The site itself is never in any danger, as the files are just data otherwise.
For making simple, portable games and animations though there's not really any alternative, and since that's what the forum is about… don't exactly have a choice
Arty wrote:Inserting CSS could also be potentially dangerous, but it can't be used for much more than harmless pranks. So allowing it is somewhat ok if you trust your users.
Arty wrote:So basically its not a good idea. But neither is allowing Flash.
Thanks for the advice, but the forum's purpose is the creation of these types of content, so not supporting it isn't really much of a choice