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Re: iPhone ad rapped as 'misleading'

From: Luca Passani <passani@eunet.no>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 09:34:06 +0200
Message-ID: <48B5036E.8090102@eunet.no>
To: MWI BPWG Public <public-bpwg@w3.org>


In fairness to Apple, I have heard operators and device manufacturers 
claim support for internet on the phone since WAP 1.1 in 1999, so I am 
not sure about why the iPhone now deserves special treatment.

Secondly, the iPhone does not support the <input type="file">  form 
element, which makes it impossible to upload files from your device to a 
web server. That's a even bigger offender than lack of Java and Flash, IMO.

Luca

Alan Chuter wrote:
>
> A television advert for the iPhone misled consumers, the Advertising 
> Standards Authority has ruled.
>
> Two complaints to the watchdog noted that the advert said "all the 
> parts of the internet are on the iPhone".
>
> But the ASA said because the iPhone did not support Flash or Java - 
> two programs that form part of many webpages - the claim was misleading.
>
> More...
>
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/low/technology/7582197.stm
>
> regards,
>
> Alan
>
>
>
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