There is no plan for either of these right now. Please log an
enhancement request for the support of tiffs with the flash player
team. For the second issue of having a component be able to load
documents, this enhancement is already logged and deferred:
Feel free to leave more comments and another vote for that
bug. In future releases, bugs have more of a chance of getting done
if people express their need for it. By the way, AIR should solve
some of these problems for you.