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The standards you speak of are relatively new, and you still have to test on multiple OS/browser combos because of implementation bugs or subtle differences across platforms and browsers.

Most of us who make commercial web sites just don't have the option of ignoring potential customers because they aren't running the latest browsers.

I've never done any OpenGL coding, so I can't speak to its cross-platform consistency or backwards compatibility. I don't really care if it's any good or not, since no one is aksing me to use it. On the other hand, I've been using JavaScript since Netscape 2 and suffering with bugs and compatibility problems all along. It's just not worth it. No one needs a news ticker that badly.


In reply to Re: Re: Re: The Case for Javascript by perrin
in thread The Case for Javascript by BUU

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