On the flip side of the debate about whether Flash is ill, in rude health, or simply untroubled by Apple‘s wilful refusal to countenance it on the iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad, we have an analysis from Peter-Paul Koch, a “mobile platform strategist, consultant and trainer” who says (with plenty of swearing to boot, if you’re in filter territory) that the iPhone is the Internet Explorer 6 de nos jours.
Yes. That’s right. He’s saying: don’t develop for it. Or rather, don’t develop exclusively for it to the exclusion of other mobile browsers, and certainly don’t give it special status.