questionsdid you know that adobe is ending mobile flash…

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He was right limiting what his device could do?

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@benyust2: Are you making a statement or questioning his imposed limitation?

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It's still used on many websites and such. I really don't care one way or the other. I use Skyfire and see normal websites.

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@rlapid2112: I'm not sure. I wouldn't call limiting what people can do with their devices 'right.' I think saying he 'won' might be a better term (if that is what the article is saying - I didn't read it). If flash is completely discontinued, I would say Jobs won. But, if that is the case, people unable to read many websites for years because of his decision wouldn't really make him 'right.' Is blueray 'right' and HD DVD 'wrong?' I would argue not, rather simply a winner and a loser.

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There are so many better alternatives to Flash...

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@tsfisch: I agree that there are, but there are plenty of good websites that use flash.

(I know it wasn't obvious from my post, but I am a near-ardent Android user. I know Android has its flaws, but, ironically, is development is more what Apple was founded on than what Jobs had turned it into.)

IMO, Adobe is more at fault than Flash being so flawed.

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Just read that mere minutes ago. I'm a crApple hater, so this makes me sad.

@coolphilip04, Skyfire...Thanks, I'll give that a try.

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Skyfire used to work pretty darn good, I have heard it has suffered a bit of late since it became available on the iPhone several years ago, have not used it myself recently. It is too bad that they are not going to continue, it's probably true that it caused some of the stability issues that certain Android handsets have had, and obviously there are many alternatives to Flash, but the fact of the matter is that it is a widely used language all over the internet still, and a device that does not support it is unarguably disadvantaged to a certain extent by the lack of support for it. Is it a deal breaker for most people? Very likely not, but all other things being equal I would rather have it than not.

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@rlapid2112: These "good websites" need to migrate to something more stable/supported. How long long do we drag along old technology just because sites don't want to upgrade?

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@tsfisch: I am, in no way, a developer. If a company has a website that uses flash and I can't see it or use it, where does that leave me?

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@rlapid2112: Most places are coming up with mobile-friendly sites now, which don't use flash. Websites that require flash bug me to no end.

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@everybody: agreed on all the points with Flash being not the best programming language, but like I said, on the internet as it exists today if you give me the choice to have support or not, I would rather have it.