Linked by Kroc Camen on Sat 29th May 2010 20:41 UTC
Apple I've been meaning to write this for some time, and for all the time I delayed the more poignant the point I wanted to make started to become as new news came out further solidifying my angle. When I begun writing this article the iPad had not yet been revealed, iPhone OS 4 was not on the map and Apple had not yet purchased Lala. You've probably just noticed that all of these events in fact point toward Apple embracing the web more and in this article I will point out why this is not the case because I believe Apple's agenda here is similar to something we've already seen in recent history.
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RE[2]: IE8 will be the next IE6
by mtzmtulivu on Sat 29th May 2010 21:46 UTC in reply to "RE: IE8 will be the next IE6"
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HTML5 can implement Flash, but Flash can’t implement HTML5 ;)

The problem with web standards most people seem to conveniently forget when bashing flash is they they are complex and different browser pick and choose what to implement and what not to and introduce their own undocumented behaviors on parts they implement.

Flash has its issues but it allowed web developers to "write once and run the code on multiple browsers across multiple operating systems.

html5 can implement flash? what version of what browser has all the component you will need? and what of DRM on contents? any input on how html5 can handle it?

html5 has great potential when it matures and most browsers have implemented a good subset of it with relatively less bugs. Its not there yet.

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RE[3]: IE8 will be the next IE6
by Kroc on Sat 29th May 2010 21:53 in reply to "RE[2]: IE8 will be the next IE6"
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Not a single mobile has Flash 10 yet.

Hundreds have HTML5, already.

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RE[4]: IE8 will be the next IE6
by Beta on Sat 29th May 2010 23:48 in reply to "RE[3]: IE8 will be the next IE6"
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My mobile has Flash lite, does that count? ;) is the killer app.

… and while I hate Flash, it does fill that gap that exists atm that video on the Web isn’t encoded in a format that all devices can view without some freedom hating.

Give it a year or two, that gap will be small enough to forget Flash ever existed.

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Ownatik Member since:

My Nexus One is running Android 2.2 (Froyo) with flash 10.1 and I gotta say it's pretty impressive for a beta...

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nt_jerkface Member since:

HTML5 will be good for interfaces and ads but Flash will be around for video. If not Flash then some other plug-in.

NBC and Time Warner are the latest publishers to show a lack of interest in HTML5.,2817,2364290,00.asp

A bit problem with HTML5 Video is that it was designed without considering the needs of content producers.

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RichterKuato Member since:

Or rather HTML5 respects the wishes and intelligence of web users. Yeah, I can see how that might be a problem for mercantilists.

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Almafeta Member since:

A bit problem with HTML5 Video is that it was designed without considering the needs of content producers.

So when does 5.1 come out?

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