Re: to see "office" applications go away - pages are so last century
Very cool, let me know what the web standard du jour happens to be. Meanwhile, I'll try and solve some of the 75 year retention problems for digital documents at my customer.
164 posts • joined 21 Jan 2015
I don't see the issue, surely after 125+ years the technology is mature enough? I haven't come accross generators that use the latest "clean" technology. On the small petrol generator's side, Honda's OHV engines use decades old designs but are bulletproof. Which should be the primary goal imho.
Oh redundancy, fail overs,... yeah we've seen the back of those on Azure for quite some time now. (Microsoft) Cloud is being sold as a magically more reliable, cheaper, better solution than anything on-prem. So no-one should have any sympathy for the likes of Microsoft when their all-eggs-in-a-basket AAD falls over again.
The driving force behind h264 replacing MPEG2 as per your example was streaming. If you are YouTube or Netflix then having the most optimal codecs makes sense. At the same time, most consumer devices nowadays are more than capable to do the number crunching.
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