I thought they were going to savage it, but there were a surprising number of Scribd defenders.
My site’s audiences are alternately middle America and members of Congress. Not exactly the savviest of audiences. And for me, Scribd means the days of tediously providing instructions on downloading OpenThis and FreeThat are over.
[…] I love the site’s viewer – it’s far less likely to horribly lock your browser loading the plugin than Adobe’s hulking mass of a viewer, and the interface is fine.
The conversation turns into an entertaining discussion about vendor lock-in and the mechanics of publishing documents to the Web. It’s worth a read.