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post #11 of 42
But but but....

I Love flash! :'(

It's so useful... I think..

Even outside of browsers flash is used...

well far be it from me to say whether or not trends in new age media are going one way or another but I'm confident adobe is still going to be a big player in web media for a long time to come
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post #12 of 42
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Well, they did not say dead, but they are definitely going behind HTML5.

MS: "the future of the web is HTML5".

Google: "it's not just Apple, Google hates Flash too" (not the best example, but there are others, like Google now doing HTML5 on youtube, they know Flash is dying).
They realize Flash is dying AS A VIDEO CONTAINER. I don't think any of them are dumb enough to say that HTML5 (in it's current form) can completely replace Flash in everything that it does...

Apple just doesn't like it because it runs like crap on Macs. Well guess what, so do games (Steam included). Who's fault is it? All I know is Microsoft doesn't seem to have any problems running Flash content.
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post #13 of 42
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Who's fault is it?
Probably Adobe's.

Of course, I'm just looking for the simplest, most reasonable answer. I'm sure there are lots of ways to mindlessly hate on Apple I'm not able to figure.
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HTML5 isn't going to be the new standard tomorrow you know.
    
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Is Adobe TRYING to lose market share?


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HTML5 isn't going to be the new standard tomorrow you know.
It can be. All it takes is for a site like YouTube to stop supporting Flash and all browsers will support their chosen format, and every user will switch to a modern version of their browser (or another browser).
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It can be. All it takes is for a site like YouTube to stop supporting Flash and all browsers will support their chosen format, and every user will switch to a modern version of their browser (or another browser).
True - the power of companies like Google & YouTube (treating them seperately for now) in terms of browser features is a little bit scary, in that they could use them for selfish means (a bit like Apple and the iPhone apps store, but let's not get into that). But hopefully they'll support the greater good in terms of an open standard
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post #17 of 42
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It can be. All it takes is for a site like YouTube to stop supporting Flash and all browsers will support their chosen format, and every user will switch to a modern version of their browser (or another browser).
And you honestly think that's going to happen overnight? Youtube only stopped supporting IE6 a few months ago.
    
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post #18 of 42
It's cause Adobe can't code their way out of a paper bag, in 32bit, let alone 64bit.
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post #19 of 42
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And you honestly think that's going to happen overnight? Youtube only stopped supporting IE6 a few months ago.
It still works under IE6
Edited by HowHardCanItBe - 6/12/10 at 7:24am
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Is Adobe TRYING to lose market share?



It can be. All it takes is for a site like YouTube to stop supporting Flash and all browsers will support their chosen format, and every user will switch to a modern version of their browser (or another browser).
You forgot the part where a company codes a complete IDE for HTML5.


Oh wait, that'll never happen.


HTML5 replacing flash would be like if someone released an image format that was better than PNG, and everyone stopped using Photoshop and opened up notepad and started manually typing in bytes.


Don't be surprised if the next version of flash allows you to cross compile your content into an HTML5 canvas element.

Well, at least some of it, since Flash has a superior feature set.
    
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