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Mozilla CEO wants HTML5 to replace apps

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HTML5 can unlock apps from specific operating systems. Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs spoke at the CTIA trade show, arguing that HTML5 can free mobile users from limits of operating systems. He likened the current situation to the days when AOL had its customers in a "walled garden", but ultimately users decided to move away. "In the early days of AOL we were within their walls," he said. ...

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#1
Between poor coverage and data limits, the world isn't ready for html5 apps unless they were placed inside frameworks that made them work like normal apps, without an internet connection.
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Originally posted by KillerBug:
Between poor coverage and data limits, the world isn't ready for html5 apps unless they were placed inside frameworks that made them work like normal apps, without an internet connection.
Here here, not as feasible as they'd like unless offline use was possible and easy. But at that point you're still storing it locally and so what's the real difference? Would surely make it easier on devs, but only if every manufacturer and OS developer allowed and used it.

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