Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Jul 2011 21:14 UTC
Apple Petty Apple is petty. Amazon, Kobo, and others have changed their applications to conform to Apple's App Store rules, and if there's one word that describes the situation these booksellers are in, it's petty. Still, it's leading to good things: Kobo has announced it's going to bypass the App Store by writing an HTML5 e-reader for iOS (and thus, for other HTML5-capable mobile devices).
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RE: HTML5?
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 27th Jul 2011 09:01 UTC in reply to "HTML5?"
Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

There is no such thing as a HTML5 compatible device. Not iOS, not anything else. HTML5 is not finished, and no browser is even close to implementing even half of it.


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2268/2255581637_a59a956bfe.jpg

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RE[2]: HTML5?
by thavith_osn on Wed 27th Jul 2011 11:37 in reply to "RE: HTML5?"
thavith_osn Member since:
2005-07-11

Thom, your best comment yet :-)

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RE[3]: HTML5?
by righard on Wed 27th Jul 2011 16:50 in reply to "RE[2]: HTML5?"
righard Member since:
2007-12-26

...I don't get it :$

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RE[2]: HTML5?
by Carewolf on Wed 27th Jul 2011 15:49 in reply to "RE: HTML5?"
Carewolf Member since:
2005-09-08

Sure.. okay, but the word HTML5 is still annoyingly overused. I predict a lot of confusion from the misuse of the concept.

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