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Re: Speaking of Flash vs HTML5...( was RE: RE: Most innovative user doc output
Subject:Re: Speaking of Flash vs HTML5...( was RE: RE: Most innovative user doc output From:Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> To:jimmy -at- breck-mckye -dot- com Date:Wed, 20 Jun 2012 16:26:10 -0700
What it is about is bottom line. Business likes to make one investment,
not to have to make multiple investments over and over again. The answer
to the issue of IOS not being able to read Flash is simple in an enterprise
setting with captive users: tell the users the company isn't going to buy
any IOS devices,isn't going to support them and anyone who buys their own
won't be able to access the enterprise through it and will need to carry
the company-approved device as well.
On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 3:16 PM, <jimmy -at- breck-mckye -dot- com> wrote:
> I think the real issue is businesses and stakeholders taking a print media
> outlook to an internet that resists pixel-perfect control. Print-thinking
> folk come to the web hoping to exert complete control over user experience,
> and when they discover the limits of their power, they typically resort to
> the likes of third-party tech and hacky CSS workarounds to try and impose
> their vision. But it's a fool's errand. The only sane way to work on the
> internet is to think in terms of progressive enhancement, starting with
> textual copy and working upwards.
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