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Adobe trys to slow down HTML5

Dupple (1016592) writes | more than 4 years ago

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Dupple (1016592) writes "Whilst publicly supporting HTML5 and 'canvas', Adobe has put a block in place with the W3C...

Anything to keep Flash alive. A clear indication (if another was needed) that Adobe cares little for open standards (apart from psd) or user experiance.

http://ln.hixie.ch/?start=1265967771&count=1"

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Correction: PSD is not an open format (1)

gman003 (1693318) | more than 4 years ago | (#31146042)

It may be read and even written to by other programs, but that doesn't make it an open format in the slightest. It's as proprietary as Flash, just better reverse-engineered.

Re:Correction: PSD is not an open format (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31146110)

It's as proprietary as Flash, just better reverse-engineered.

You don't need to reverse engineer flash. SWF is a complete open format. Many projects are working to create their own Flash Player.

Adobe already answered this (1)

kdawson (3715) | more than 4 years ago | (#31149524)

See http://slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=1548268 , comment from Larry Masinter of Adobe, who filed the procedural objection, which is publicly available ( http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2010Feb/0002.html ).

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