[thelist] Theory Question: Client Side or Server Side

Tom Dell'Aringa pixelmech at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 9 13:40:21 CDT 2004

--- Scott Brady <evolt at scottbrady.net> wrote:
> > My question is this:  Would this functionality best be done
> > client side with java-script, or server side?  Thoughts?
> Server side, for compatibility reasons.
> If time/budget permits, then do a client-side version for those
> users for which it will work.

What compatability reasons? You could write JS for this that would
work back all the way to version 3 browsers. It's extra overhead you
don't need to make the user do a round trip to the server for this
IMO, especially if they are on a dial-up - that's not exactly a small


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