Yup, not a technology issue, multi-channel voting was shown in 1999.
Has big advantages for elderly and disabled....as well as the lethargic ;o)
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The answer to his problem with tablets is STOP MAKING TABLETS that are undifferentiated, proprietary and expensive. Tablets won't die in 5years just because BB has been bad at making them, they just been making the wrong ones.
The advantages are they are mobile with larger screen estate. So most likely the hybrid market (Laplet or TabTop ) which provides both Tablet and Laptop capability will be the norm....
Personally I believe in the "it's exactly what it says on the tin" approach so HTML5 is just that.....everything that has been enhanced in HTML since the last version. This includes the main 900 page spec and any sub specs, BUT NOT RELATED TECHNOLOGIES.
Gartner talk about the family of related technologies as the "Modern Web Technologies", I personally think this is a better defintion and approach.
Such tools already exist, the challenge is they are from smaller software companies that have to compete with the huge marketing spend of Oracle, Adobe etc...
They also face the challenge of developers wanting to hold onto programming skills rather thna use a framework.
I believe the shift is occuring through tools like www.edgeipk.com but as you say standards are necessary too.