[thelist] Client side JavaScript or Server side CGI?

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 10 08:56:56 CST 2001

> From: Zoe Oughton <zoe.oughton at btconnect.com>
> For browser/platform detection for CSS do people consider it better to use a
> client side JavaScript or a server side CGI script?

server-side... the HTTP headers are there, might as well use 
them... takes the load off a possible over-burdened browser, 
handles non-JS and bizarre browsers, it's easy to beef up your 

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