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Apparently Apple's new MobileMe is built on top of this. Anybody done anything with it? It seems to me like a Rails clone with tight jQuery-ish Javascript integration built in. Am I right? Does the market need this?

Their demos performed terribly on my MacBook Pro, for what it's worth. I was not impressed.
 
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Hmmm, never heard of it. I couldn't even get their website to finish loading. If this is indeed what Apple will be using, I'd suspect they'd be using more responsive servers.
 
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I think they're getting Slashdotted right now.
 
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Ha! I was about to come back and post that!
 
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Macrumors has a discussion, but it quickly devolved into Flash rules/sucks. No substance to be had there.
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yes, a few days ago, i couldn't even hit the site,

now that i've looked at it, i'm not impressed,
i was hoping for more,

the photo demo in FireFox2 has ghosting 200+ pixels away when you drag an image - not solid
 
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The demos seemed to work fine with Safari 3. I'm interested to see what Apple did with this. Early July will tell when my .Mac account converts to MobileMe.
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