Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Mar 2010 22:59 UTC
Benchmarks Common wisdom has it that Flash is a resource hog, and that HTML5 will prevent your processor from having to work really, really hard to show animations of videos. Well, a number of people have conducted benchmarks with the latest browsers and Flash betas, and common wisdom is starting to show serious signs of crackage.
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RE[3]: Comment by Kroc
by henderson101 on Fri 12th Mar 2010 16:26 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Kroc"
henderson101
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2006-05-30

The same can be said about any current browser-/web-technology.


Absolutely, which in fact is both a good and bad thing. HTML is another example of shoe horning a new purpose on top of a platform not originally conceived to perform in the way it has evolved to. Jeez, I remember using a version of Netscape prior to coloured backgrounds and I also remember with tiled images backgrounds came about. ;-)

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RE[4]: Comment by Kroc
by Kroc on Fri 12th Mar 2010 17:01 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Kroc"
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2005-11-10

I remember using a version of Netscape prior to coloured backgrounds


Yes, but the default background was grey, and that was Good Enoughâ„¢

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