computerguru at neosmart.net
Thu Jun 29 21:22:50 GMT 2006
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I meant as an example.
In the end PHP and Ruby go to HTML;
While C++ and .NET go to binary... and that makes all the difference.
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From: wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com [mailto:wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com] On Behalf Of Elliott Franklin Cable
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006 12:21 AM
To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] AJAX
God forbid. Compiled languages are teh evil. And what on earth does the language have to do with it? This is how the information is interpreted - ruby is just a language. It doesn't have anything to do with this. And PHP can die, please, thanks.
On Jun 29, 2006, at 1:16 PM, Computer Guru wrote:
> Actually you raise quite an interesting point:
> Is the web dead?
> I mean, AJAX can only do so much. The things that you mention - those
> are far more complicated than HTML can ever provide.
> Couldn't 10 years from now the internet become compiled code? No
> longer PHP and Ruby but C++ and .NET?
> That is really the only way this entirely "dynamic" style you mention
> could take form.. or so I see it.
>>> User input to the server, output from the server to the user, with
>>> no loading of a new page - how's that?
>> It seems to me that a proper internet client should deliver that
>> behavior without any special client side information. On most
>> websites, blogs in particular, when a page is reloaded the client
>> should update only what has changed.
>> Just as in old school computer animation optimizations where you only
>> erase what changed and redraw those parts, the internet client should
>> be able to do a diff of the last page and the current page and only
>> redraw the altered areas. If the client observes DOM, it's already
>> half way there. Maybe now that AJAX is giving people an idea of what
>> a smooth interface looks like, and broadband allows fast transfer of
>> the page source, we'll start to see some browsers start to come with
>> that functionality.
>> In the meantime, I think I prefer the static interface on the admin
>> pages by default. I will wait until such a thing as a WP- Admin
>> theme becomes available that optionally adds Ajax to the interface in
>> a easily downgradeable fashion.
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