[FoRK] outsourcing back end

Ken Meltsner meltsner at alum.mit.edu
Tue May 7 15:05:10 PDT 2013


On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 4:57 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III <joe at barrera.org>wrote:

> On 5/7/2013 2:46 PM, Ken Meltsner wrote:
>
> > So, essentially a rich HTML/JavaScript client?  Those seem to run into
>
> > brick walls w.r.t. browser support, but if you can be ruthless about
> that,
> > it has been shown to work.  Pure HTML fallbacks are a good idea.
>
> Aren't things like jQuery supposed to solve this problem for you?
>

Do they?  My experience is probably dated, then.  You need to decide
whether 98% compatibility is sufficient, or whatever number you can pull
out of your hat.

Ken.


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