@natecull I wonder if one related factor was that Flash was first and foremost arbitrary vector animation, and Java applets were first and foremost "a UI that looks exactly like an extremely slow web page UI". I'm probably misremembering history on this though.

@natecull I bet you're right about the animation background. That was a lot of substantial tooling.


@natecull @CodingItWrong i would say so, yes, SG was movies, the fabulous Octane and those

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