'Negative yes. But to be honest it's more disheartening...'

From the comments on 'The BBC iPlayer is officially Web 2.0 compliant'

Pete wrote:

Negative yes. But to be honest it's more disheartening to think that something as high profile as this could have been got so wrong.
To create something that relies on proprietary technologies, no matter how far reaching they may be in this day and age is rather sad. Especially when one considers the fantastic alternatives out there.
Whoever developed this really should consider whether they are in the right job.

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