[FoRK] outsourcing back end

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Tue May 7 15:14:44 PDT 2013


I think pure HTML fallbacks are no longer necessary. And I say this as a
holdout.


On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 3:05 PM, Ken Meltsner <meltsner at alum.mit.edu> wrote:

> 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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