Apple has already implemented Gianduja in Apple Retail’s WebObjects-based services like the Personal Shopping reservation system. The One-to-One program, iPhone reservation system, and its Concierge service for Genius Bar reservations also use Gianduja. More information is expected at this year’s WOWDC, which is usually timed to coincide with the Worldwide Developers Conference in June.
I’d rather think it’s a good thing because I always believe RIA will become a set of mainstream technologies that will eventually render RIA out of its niche. Like, who is still bragging about creating a web application?