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RE: A query please

From: Daniel Acton <dacton@itouch.co.za>
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2000 09:59:36 +0200 (SAST)
To: Gray Jonathan-AJG003C <Jonathan_Gray-AJG003C@email.mot.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.21.0010200934260.291-100000@alcapone.intouch.co.za>


On Fri, 20 Oct 2000, Gray Jonathan-AJG003C wrote:

> How naive can you be ? 
Extremely. But my observation comes from my experience.

> Because people use Flash browsers arent doing there job properly. All
> righty lets see you get 
> www.westwood.com
> www.whatisthematrix.com without Flash. 

My point exactly. Don't get me wrong, flash is wonderful. It is browser
independent, fast, and looks good. But here is the problem: It's an
external plugin, a third-party object used in the html code, when people
should be able to use html to get the results they want. I feel that the
browsers are the guilty ones here, they've made dynamic html a veritable
nightmare.

> Why is it used simply because its different and allows more flexibility 
> and properties which are not supported by "browsers" as you put it. 

See above

> This is like comparing a skateboard to a car , Its not good enough so 
> people use cars. ahem no  skaties are great but built to do different
> tasks entirely. 

Spoken like a true skateboarder.

dan
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