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Subject: Re: FLASH: FLASH 99% BAD
From: Thorvald Neumann
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 15:31:16 GMT


Hejsan!

Monday, October 30, 2000, 8:12:54 PM, Andrew Le Sage wrote:
> What will happen when everyone in the western world is Broad Band, file size will not matter.

"What if..." does not interest me, what matters is *now*... I am
developing sites for usage nowadays and not entirely for the future.
There are many many people out in the WWW surfing with dial-ups... Not
everyone has DSL available at their home... Sure, in the future this
might be possible, but also in the future the sky may fall upon our
heads...

> It is also easier to protect you or your clients work in Flash, particularly if it is music.

Agreed. But it may be ripped off the file. Tools are available on the
WWW.

> It is more flexible than HTML and if people are to stupid not to realise they are viewing Flash and that the browser buttons do not
> work the way they do it HTML I do not think I want them on my site. Most visual artists like painters that I have worked with love the zoom feature.

No valid reasons IMHO.

> At the end of the day the only thing really going against Flash is the file size.

A good designed Flash site does not need file sizes bigger than 100
KB. That's what "Load Movie" is for... ;)

Best wishes,

Thorvald Neumann
Multimedia Developer



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