OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   RE: [xml-dev] The Browser Wars are Dead! Long Live the Browser Wars!

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

Yes they do.  Implement a multi-select list in an 
HTML browser and compare the lines of code, the 
performance, and the reliability against a control 
in a fat client for doing the same operation.  Implement 
drag and drop operations.  In fact, most things that 
require going to the db for more data at the UI 
level are not as productively implemented or as 
performant in an HTML browser.

I may wear rose-colored glasses, but I can still 
count lines of code and test speed. 


-----Original Message-----
From: Uche Ogbuji [mailto:uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com]

In Len's scenario, the difficulties seem to have nothing to do with UI nor 
with component interaction.  To me the main problem seems to be that he might 
better have been using more of a multi-dimensional DBMS (say Pick), than an 


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS