[FoRK] Why AJAX?

Damien Morton fork
Mon Oct 10 21:20:11 PDT 2005

Adam L Beberg wrote:
> Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote on 10/10/2005 8:51 PM:
>> I've heard so much AJAX meme recently that I feel like I must be  
>> missing something... isn't it just the stuff we've all been doing for  
>> years? I mean, I've been sending XML and JavaScript back and forth  
>> using hidden frames for ages... and hacking DOM/CSS as well. I guess  
>> the new XMLHttpRequest stuff makes it a wee bit easier, but every  
>> time I turn a corner I hear "must do AJAX."...
> Shhhhh!
> Of course it's not new, but the PEOPLE using it are new. Still wet 
> behind the ears youngins. Everyone over 30 has been offshored, so who is 
> left to tell them it's from the... 1960s?
> What animal is on the AJAX O'Reilly book?

Umm, the memory impaired sheep?

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