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[REBOL] Re: REBOL & Flash/Shockwave

From: alans::cuervo::stanford::edu at: 5-Dec-2002 10:35

from: Carl
> Cyphre writes: > > >>.... moreover this would push Rebol into > >>nowadays real multimedia spheres or even to 3D game and entertainment and > >>kill all current popular and monopolistic giants like Macromedia Flash, > >>Shockwave etc.. > > As an old multimedia guy myself (Amiga, American Multimedia, Videostream, > Bay, ABC TV, > PBS TV, etc.), there's nothing I'd rather see than REBOL/media! > > However, I'd like to ask the group: doesn't Flash totally dominate this > area? What problems > does Flash have that would allow REBOL to gain a foothold? Would anyone > accept it?
I have to wonder about beating them out at this point. Not impossible, but the alternative would really have to sing! The one thing that could help is not being IE centric, as most of these things tend to be. I tend to live in unix/linux/Amiga land and have huge problems getting the plugins to run on anything my the occasional use windows box. But, we all know I'm in the serious minority there. I'd love to see REBOL/media, too, but not sure it should be a primary time sink.
> I'm open minded, but I need some feedback from the group on this one. > Please keep it short > and to the point so I can afford the time to read it. Thanks. > > -Carl > REBOL Chief > > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes. >
Alan <[alans--cuervo--stanford--edu]>