[REBOL] Re: Flash tech? Was Re: Re: (No subject)Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 17:20:09
From: ammonjohnson:ya:hoo at: 21-Nov-2001 17:15
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From: "Cyphre" <[cyphre--seznam--cz]>
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Subject: [REBOL] Re: Flash tech? Was Re: Re: (No subject)Date: Tue, 20 Nov
2001 17:20:09 -0500
> Hi Jason, Donald and all,
> I'm everyday working with Macromedia Director so I don't have so much
> experience with Flash directly but I think these two products are very
> similar in some aspects.
> From my POV Macromedia stuff and their philosophy is very poor against
> Rebol. Yes, Flash and Director has some more gfx features than /View but
> man, It is version 5(Flash) and 8.5(Director)!! I think Macromedia has
> one big monopol in their "internet-multimedia" field/market because there
> not almost any good alternative technology to compete with.
> If RT guys would work on /View multimedia stuff intesively for about one
> year they could have made /View as a big competitior against
> Flash(Director). Rebol/View, although it lacks (for now) things like
> gfx, font engine, rotation, alpha channels, free sound, streaming,
> multimedia format support, embedded plugin, it has lots of
> good core, the language itself, the communication stuff such as ports,
> protocols, and very good mutiplatfom standard quality, cheap prize.
And there is no doubt in my mind that Carl is already headed there!