On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 8:51 PM, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Chris Down
From what I have seen of that feature, it is
going to need a lot more
tweaking before it is ready to be rolled out. That said, it could indeed be
a useful feature in the future.
As for flash being a nono, what is so wrong with using it for a feature such
as this? My only real worry about using it in such a circumstance would be
that it would be used liberally on the monobook itself... how about as a
In this case there isn't much point in discussing flash from a pure
technical perspective, since you can already do fairly good animation
with simple broadly compatible JS. (and examples of such already
I did one here:
Other than Opera for Nintendo DS, having a JS based video player make no sense.
Anyway this is a discussion for
mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject='[OT] Is Flash
Often people choose binary protocols (like SWF) because it make easier
to optimize the filesize. Anything that make lots of request to a
server may have a horrible overheat.
And you can save a SWF file, and play it offline.
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