Greg writes: What will become of poor Flash now that Apple has declared “war” on it, and Microsoft has announced it will support h.264 in IE9? Will it go the way of the dodo or will it be ultimately vindicated on Google’s Android platforms? Is there even a “war” on Flash at all? Is Flash “open” in the same way that Webkit or Firefox are? What does it mean to be “open” anyway? Dear Greg, ...
Editor’s Note: It’s probably not wise of me to do this, to expose my own writing for the shallow, grammatically poor, semi-literate ravings that they are by letting my friend Warren provide answers where I have so completely failed Greg with my own attempts. But screw it. It’s a big innernet and there’s room for both of us on this humble site. So without further ado, or...
Greg writes: Dear Pat, Why do software developers think that no one understands but themselves what it is they do? Dear Greg, As always, you come to me seeking guidance on the more perplexing issues of the day. This is truly a difficult question and I am humbled that you would depend on me to inform you on this topic. Delusions of grandure, maybe? Honestly, I have no idea.