Re: animation frenzy

David Perrell (davidp@earthlink.net)
Tue, 17 Dec 1996 20:48:50 -0800


Message-Id: <199612180450.UAA18660@cyprus.it.earthlink.net>
From: "David Perrell" <davidp@earthlink.net>
To: "Jonathan Gapen" <innuendo@execpc.com>, <www-html@w3.org>
Subject: Re: animation frenzy
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 1996 20:48:50 -0800


Jonathan Gapen wrote:
>    The whole "browser war" thing to date has been also a battle of
style and
flash over substance.  If they can't put all sorts of gimmicky, useless
little
bits on their pages, how can they demonstrate the superiority of
Internet
Explorer?

Easy. MSIE has more powerful layout tools than NSN. Style and flash
aren't synonymous. Static pages can be laid out with dynamic placement.
Flash can be a useful tool to gain attention, but overused it's an
annoyance, and thereby defeats its intent.

David Perrell