[thechat] Re: [thelist] targeting effectively

martin.p.burns at uk.pwcglobal.com martin.p.burns at uk.pwcglobal.com
Mon Mar 25 06:40:01 CST 2002

Memo from Martin P Burns of PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Memo from Martin P Burns of PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Subject:    Re: [thelist] targeting effectively

>Requiring JS is a no-brainer there. Some people are going to be
>irritated and others will have to get someone else to help them be
>able to use the site. But the sun will rise the next day, and if the
>other variables fall into place as well, the company's bottom line
>will be greater because the site required JS.

Is that before or after the lawsuit?

>>  > Many web projects with less generous budgets have equally valid
>>>  reasons for requiring JavaScript.
>>i don't see how less generous budgets equates to JS use...

>Other than the above ... another real-life example, my first paying

>I was the only developer they could afford, I was pretty good at JS
>and only had a vague idea of what "backend" meant. They needed to
>have a searchable calendar of events ... I made a JS form that would
>display results by searching JS arrays - and made a tool for them to
>update the arrays themselves. Requiring JavaScript was part of the

Using a technology because of lack of developer capability in any other
doesn't really sell it as "ideal solution"


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