Jesse Ezell proclaimed Flash dead on May 2, 2007. On May3, he blogged more details. That post is quite long, softer and may fool some people, he even ends it by saying ‘So, Flash is great. Silverlight just solves a lot of the major problems that I’ve run into with Flash’.
On June 12, Tinic Uro blogged about multi-core support in the upcoming Flash Player. Flash is to take advantage of multiple/multi-core CPUs, promising 25-33% performance enhancement…
Here’s what Jesse blogged: Flash: Now Slowing Down Your Multi-Core PC !
I had trouble believing my eyes. The Jesse I knew was a great guy I respected (though not always agreed with his opinions). After seeing that post, it feels sad but, he lost me.
That’s the same blinded mindset we saw with ‘RIA = Rich Interactive Applications’ supporters.
I’m beginning to seriously think that it’s not only money but Microsoft really makes use of brain implant chips which, as a side effect (or due to a bug), blinds ones judgment. If you are an MS fanboy, at least you can try to pretend to be fair, doesn’t that make sense?