[thelist] Theory Question: Client Side or Server Side

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at xevious.kicks-ass.net
Sun Apr 11 07:11:37 CDT 2004

On Saturday 2004 April 10 10:01, Tom Dell'Aringa wrote:
> While I agree with Shawn that server-side functionality should be
> included - the statement that "a rather large number of people keep
> JS turned off" is blatently false.
> Look at any large sampling of web traffic and you'll find people who
> have JS turned off is usually less than half of one percent IF that.
> I am all for writing scripts that work when that is the case, but its
> becoming so rare as to almost be non-existant.

There was a statistic I saw not too long ago that implied the rate was 
something like 13% (a little over 1 in 8). It was a well known 
statistics site and while I am careful about what statistics I trust, 
there's probably a good amount of truth about this one.

Shawn K. Quinn

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