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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: what is server side javascript?
Date Thu, 26 Feb 1998 19:53:40 GMT
Marc Slemko wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Feb 1998, Alexei Kosut wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 Feb 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:
> >
> > Server side javascript is just what it sounds like; JavaScript on the
> > server side. It's supported by some of the Netscape servers, I think. I
> > think it's sort of like writing ASP with JScript as the script engine
> > instead of Visual Basic (which ASP lets you do). But I might be wrong.
> Erm.  Ok.  I'm waiting for them to come up with router-side Javascript.
> "save CPU cycles by offloading your Javascript onto all the overpowered,
> underused router CPUs between the server and the client!  Speeds up
> responses, reduces latency!"
> So we do (with extra modules) server side Java, we do servlets, but we
> don't do server side Javascript, right?

Well, actually, with my ASP module, we do do server side Javascript. On

Now, if I can find the time/energy to implement all the server objects
and stuff, then we do proper ASP.



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