[FoRK] Why AJAX?

Gavin Thomas Nicol gtn
Tue Oct 11 12:06:11 PDT 2005


On Oct 11, 2005, at 10:54 AM, Ken Meltsner wrote:

> *  Microsoft's incredibly badly defined "object caching" restrictions
> that tend to break pre-XPSP2 web pages randomly.

Had my backside bitten by this... that and cross-frame redirect  
restrictions.

> I think AJAX isn't new, per se, but that actual application of this
> family of techniques has expanded significantly.  Quibbling over
> novelty, while of interest to patent lawyers and old-time nerds like
> me, is a waste of time for most people.

I'm not quibbling... it's just that a lot of people that I think are  
very smart have been positively raving about it, so I thought perhaps  
I'd missed something. Obviously not though...



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