[kwlug-disc] peoples' thoughts on apple, adobe and flash?
Andrew Kohlsmith (mailing lists account)
aklists at mixdown.ca
Sat May 1 08:18:26 EDT 2010
On Friday 30 April 2010 11:55:34 pm Raul Suarez wrote:
> He can do the revolution and still provide choice. Unless you are talking
> about the Soviet revolution.
You can't create a seamless platform where everything works the same if you
give the developers three ways to do the same thing.
> Ownership has nothing to do with design so I don't know why you bring "I
> know a good design...".
I feel I have been very clear about what I meant about ownership. It would be
disingenuous to continue to suggest that I meant anything other than the
design of the device and the platform when I referred to "his device."
> Back to my car example. The designers can select an awesome pearlescent
> colour. If you want to paint it green with pink polka dots is up to you,
> you wouldn't hang it against the original designers, would you? And you
> wouldn't like the original designers to tell you what colour you can paint
> it after you bought it.
And again, I feel I have made my position very clear in my previous email to
you. I agree with you that you should be able to paint your car any colour you
want, and I have stated clearly that it should be technically straightforward
to put your own software on the thing.
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