[MUD-Dev] javascript

Ola Fosheim Grøstad <olag@ifi.uio.no> Ola Fosheim Grøstad <olag@ifi.uio.no>
Thu Mar 16 13:08:35 New Zealand Daylight Time 2000

Laurel Fan wrote:
> Doing something entirely in Javascript is probably not the best way to
> do this.  Javascript isn't usually thought of as powerful, and the more
> 'powerful' features you use, the less simple it gets.  You're also
> not guaranteed that it'll work the same way or even work at all on
> two different browsers (and it'll have to work in both IE and Netscape
> to get a large majority of people).

I don't think you need something technologically advanced to come up
with something powerful.  You probably will need to implement it both on
netscape/mozilla and MIE. Which, in addition to loading time, is an
argument for keeping it simple.

> To me this sounds easier, since I know more cgi scripting than I do
> javascript, and you also have the advantage that if it's done right,
> it'll work in any browser, but YMMV.

But don't these always look like ugly hacks?


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