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From Glen Ezkovich <>
Subject Re: Client side validation
Date Wed, 24 Nov 2004 19:46:17 GMT

On Nov 24, 2004, at 6:37 AM, oceatoon wrote:

> Luca Garulli wrote:
>> I think that client-side validation is a very common use case. I'm
>> writing a XSL to apply in the pipeline just after the cform
>> generation.
>> If anyone want client-side validation (always in adding to the
>> server-side validation and never in place of) just insert a
>> transformer specifyng the XSL and some optional parameters.
> But then don't you have double validation ?
> talking about performance client side validation removes some load
> (execution time) off the server, which is allways appreciated

Unfortunately, there are evil users who can circumvent client side 
validation and some users whose browsers do not support javascript or 
choose to disable it, so you should always have server side validation.
> Tibor

Glen Ezkovich
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