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Flash Is Your Enemy

<Brennen> IdeaLogging. What has Flash done for the web? Well, there's YouTube. YouTube is pretty cool. Other than that, um:

<Brennen> FirefoxExtension: flashblock.mozdev.org/

Skimming Why your Flash website sucks - Re-implementing things like scroll bars, text controls, menu widgets, etc., is both hard to do and very seldom worth the risk of confusing and alienating users. This is somehow related to the sheer power of the web browser concept and the mutability of text. Constraints along some axes are necessary or at least highly encouraging to expressiveness along other axes.

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last edited May 8, 2008