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Comment: Re:security is built in the application, not platf (Score 1) 234

by Khuffie (#33614556) Attached to: Security a Concern As HTML5 Advances
And yet again, you still miss the point. The article states that the scope of HTML5 is so huge, that it will be difficult for browser developers to fully secure their browser against exploits. The scope of HTML5 makes securing the browsers more difficult, and as a counter point, they compare it against HTML4, which was far simpler, but exploits are still being found to this day.

This in no way suggests that HTML5 sucks or is evil, it is just something that people need to consider.

Unless in your original point, by developer you meant Firefox, Chrome, Opera or IE dev teams and by application you meant the aforementioned browsers, then your point was, at best, vague.

Comment: Re:Rife (Score 2, Informative) 370

by Khuffie (#32633318) Attached to: Verizon Makes Offering Service Blocks a Fireable Offense
Looking at Fido's escalation process, 'Step 2' is where it fails all the time. The last time I had a problem that customer service couldn't resolve, I asked to speak to a manager, wherein the rep replied that all the managers were in a meeting and no one could take my call. Every single one. At the same time. And no one could field problems. Took my number down and said a manager would call me in 24 hours. When no one did, I called back, and once again I got the same line that every manager was in a meeting and no one could take my call. That time I insisted, and my rep managed to grab a manager who was 'walking by'. Yeah right.

Comment: Re:Adobe has one target market: (Score 1) 272

by Khuffie (#32537316) Attached to: Adobe (Temporarily?) Kills 64-Bit Flash For Linux
Why stop using an API if it's still available and it still works? If Apple has kept them open, they're open for a reason.

And hey, if you want to go down that road, Apple recently criticized Adobe for being late to the game porting their apps to Cocoa. Guess who makes iTunes, which is still stuck in Carbon land?

Comment: Re:Adobe has one target market: (Score 1) 272

by Khuffie (#32536240) Attached to: Adobe (Temporarily?) Kills 64-Bit Flash For Linux
Apple only recently provided 3rd party API access to hardware acceleration for video in Mac OS X 10.6.3. Six days later, Adobe released a beta preview of Flash Player 10.1 with hardware acceleration for video. So really, is it Adobe's fault? Or is it Apple's fault for locking down their OS and access go important APIs? http://www.engadget.com/2010/04/28/flash-player-gala-brings-hardware-decoding-support-to-mac-os-x/

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