Flash vs. HTML5 dance-off

In case you missed it on Friday, here's a little Monday morning awesome for you.  A week or so ago, Jonas Flint threw down a little web UI challenge, daring the open web to build a button as cool and sexy as his Flash-based button:

Can this be replicated in HTML5? And if so, gracefully? Smoothly? So there you have it. That's my challenge.  If you can, I'll eat my old flash software disks.
Well, get the hot sauce, a Firefox Beta, and check out our friend Al MacDonald's response:  live demo here, video here.

I know, right?  How did he do it, you ask?  Just use "View Source" to find out.  Firefox 4 is going to be a lot of fun.

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