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Since they haven't released it yet, there is not way that anyone can
tell you if Director will be able to make workable programs for it, but
I think you are mistaken when you say that the iPhone runs full OSX and
Safari. I don't think that it does. The phone uses a ARM processor
(not PPC or Intel), so unless Apple has ported their entire codebase to
a new architecture, it is not running full OSX. So far, there has not
been a single instance where the iPhone has been shown to run any 3rd
party software (and I seem to remember having read somewhere that one of
the high mucky-mucks at Apple explicitly stated that it will not be open
to 3rd party development). While it is certainly possible that things
will change by the time it is released, I would not count on it.
Just to play devils-advocate to myself, I just came across thgis article
that alludes to iPhone's version of Safari coming with the ability to
run Java and Flash plugins. Thus, the possibility that it can run
Shockwave is looking a little more likely. It is still doubtful that
you will be able to write projectors that will work, but maybe shockwave...
i have read (cant find the link) that it will not be possible to install any third party software on the iPhone. But flash and java might be installed by default and if i know Adobe and Macromedia they havent pitched hard to add shockwave... those bastards.
the real POTMO wrote:
> ... and if i know Adobe and Macromedia they havent pitched hard to add
> shockwave... those bastards.
I'd say that would be true for Macromedia. but let's hope that Adobe is
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