Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th Apr 2010 16:59 UTC
Editorial Holier-than-thou, an adjective, meaning "marked by an air of superior piety or morality". Everybody has moments in their life where they get into a "holier-than-thou" attitude, and I think Steve Jobs' open letter regarding Adobe, and Flash in particular, really fits the bill. There are three specific points I want to address to illustrate just how holier-than-thou, hypocritical, and misleading this letter really is.
Thread beginning with comment 421457
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Anti anti
by pietro09 on Thu 29th Apr 2010 17:10 UTC
Member since:

Seems to me that holier-than-thou applies to some OS News editors as well.

But that's just common .nl-ism.

"I really dreaded writing this article, since it will surely be construed as me somehow being pro-Microsoft"

We don't care. Really.

Reply Score: -5

RE: Anti anti
by danieldk on Thu 29th Apr 2010 17:24 in reply to "Anti anti"
danieldk Member since:

Apparently you do, since you are reacting to it.

Anyway, I think Thom's article provides some nice counterpoints. Especially Jobs' Carbon -> Cocoa transition argument is nonsense, as pointed out by Thom.

I expect more fireworks to come the next few weeks. Once it's done, maybe we can settle on HTML5 + Theora, or hopefully VP8 ;) .

Edited 2010-04-29 17:25 UTC

Reply Parent Score: 2