[thelist] Spolsky: things you can't do really well inawebapplication

Joel D Canfield joel at spinhead.com
Wed Jun 16 15:15:49 CDT 2004

> You've never seen any of them? You need only to follow this list more
> closely. This link was posted this week:

which is precisely this:

> 4. Update a small part of the display based on a change that the user
> makes without a full roundtrip to the server

Okay, that qualifies.

> The others are not hard to find at all.

I guess that depends where you're looking. I have yet to see a good
realtime spell checker on the web, or an efficient tool that lets you
continue working offline.

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