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Bob Wyman wrote:

> 	I get awful tired of people suggesting that the Web was the
> first time problem "X" appeared or that the "web solution" is somehow
> different from stuff we did years earlier.
> 	In this specific case, uncertainty about display types and
> preferences, this problem was dealt with extensively back in the 70's
> and 80's in the mainframe and minicomputer worlds. 

Sure, and in the mid-90's I wrote Powerbuilder objects that would adjust 
their display parameters to adapt to the actual screen resolution the 
first time that they displayed.  No flow involved, though ...


Tom P


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