New site

Chris Devers cdevers at
Fri Nov 13 15:23:33 GMT 2009

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 5:29 AM, Simon Wilcox <essuu at> wrote:
> For those who've not seen it elsewhere, congratulations to our very own Leo
> Lapworth and the guys at Foxtons for the shiny redesign of
> Nice work Leo. Thank you !

Not to be contrarian, but is there any particular reason why random
bits of text in the main banner need to be Flash assets rather than an
open format like PNG or -- gosh -- text+CSS?

Here's how the page looks with ClickToFlash installed on a Mac:

The page goes back to normal after clicking through the CTF filter:

As far as I can tell, it's just normal text in the Flash objects -- no
animations or interactive bits or anything like that (thankfully). But
if it isn't doing any such thing, then why does it need to be Flash in
the first place?

Chris Devers

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