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Comment Re:Sad news for the web (Score 1) 336

Anything worth keeping is also worth fighting for. The problem is that a large number of people do not actually do anything to protect the things they value. If you want to see a world without patent abuse, you have to actively engage - donate to the EFF, call your Congressman/woman, educate people on the issues, buy some advertisements, etc, etc.

Comment Re:Good news...? (Score 1, Troll) 296

I don't know about you, but my online banking website doesn't look, act or feel like a book or magazine. There is a definite difference between a content web site and a web application.

I personally don't have an issue with requiring accessibility for most sites (as long as you can provide an accessible alternative to your content or web app) - the tools they do use need to be updated more often. Some of the screen readers require IE6.

Comment Re:Joke of the day (Score 2, Insightful) 497

The general purpose desktop market is going to start migrating towards developers and major power users (like graphic design), but the 90% use case for most people right now is surfing the web, checking email and playing flash games. All these can be accomplished with smaller, cheaper, portable devices like the iPad or whatever other tablets come out.

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