Mike Shaver's post about rich internet applications, with the great quote
If someone tells you that their platform is the web, only better, there is a very easy test that you can use:
rippled around last month, and I was reminded of it again when I viewed the Rome Reborn 1.0 flash movie (via The Stoa Consortium). It's slick, no doubt, but you can't really call it a web site. This manifestation is practically unusable. Flash movies should complement -- never replace -- addressable, linkable, bookmarkable, and programmable web sites.
See also Daniel Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig in their book Digital History.