[Cc-uk] FS vs CC?
robmyers at mac.com
Tue Jun 28 04:30:07 EDT 2005
On 27 Jun 2005, at 23:45, J. Grant wrote:
>> IMHO the missing link here is open standards. I don't care if
>> I'm using non-Free software, so long as the core data structures
>> are based on open standards that let me switch to alternate
>> software whenever I care to....
I dissent. :-) If the non-free software isn't available for my
platform, or if I'm supporting software that could embrace & extend,
corrupt, or drop support for the format, I don't think it's a good idea.
> Let us hope that CC will finally switch from Macromedia Flash to
They'll need the tools. Free Software will have to support Free
> I was looking at maps.google.co.uk earlier, it looks great, but I
> think most of the functionality is server side.
Google Maps is an "AJAX" application. The interesting functionality
could be written in DHTML.
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