Saturday January 27th, 2001
Asa Dotzler writes in with pointers to a couple of interesting articles at scottandrews.com and freshmeat.net. He says the Scott Andrews article is definitely worth reading and if you're looking for something of a lower 'slashdot-esque' quality then check out the rant at freshmeat.
by rgelb <email@example.com>
Tuesday January 30th, 2001 5:53 PM
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Flash is great. It delivers content in a really nice way. So what that it can't be seen by people with visual impairments. It wasn't designed for that type of audience. You could say the same thing about automobiles - blind people will have a hard time driving one. Secondly, the fact that it is proprietary - again, so what? Macromedia is not shoving it down your throat, nor are they making you pay for it. Being proprietary does not disqualify a product. Some of the greatest software products are proprietary. Use it if you want to, dump it if you don't.