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From "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [] Dynamic system with WWH (what we have)
Date Fri, 17 May 2002 13:36:04 GMT
From: "Ivelin Ivanov" <ivelin@apache.org>

> I can only comment on the applet option.
> If possible I would suggest that applets are avoided at this point.
> Unfortunately they're not quite predictable on windows platform,
especially
> with all the mess MS intentionally creates. I can't run applets on my
> Win98/IE 5.5 browser for a few months now.

Ok, applets are not well supported, I concede.
But we all have java, don't we ;-)

So I would prefer a JNPL launced Java Gui program.

> However I would opt for pushing xml/xslt to the client, so that the real
> time consuming operations are not performed on the server. By the time
> forrest is ready for prime time, majority of browser installations will
> support xslt.

Since we will publis static sites at first, it's not an option, but in the
future it's sure going to be important.

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Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
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