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Re: [whatwg] modal and modeless windows

From: Michael Gratton <michael@quuxo.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 17:28:17 +0930
To: Karl Pongratz <karlhp@karlhp.com>
Cc: dean@w3.org, whatwg-whatwg.org@lists.whatwg.org, www-forms@w3.org
Message-Id: <1119859097.7805.15.camel@localhost.localdomain>
On Sun, 2005-06-26 at 20:06 +0300, Karl Pongratz wrote:
> My point is, you can browse web documents, but you can't browse web 
> applications, the browsing model is out of date.

That is generally only the case (that you can't browse web applications)
for web applications that are poorly written or use a web application
framework that is poorly written, from a Web architecture point of view.

A good web application will use GET and POST requests properly, will
provide persistent and unique URLs for persistent, unique resources, and
so on. A good web application framework will encourage developers to do

I know of many web applications that are browsable.


Michael Gratton, Software Architect.
Quuxo Software <http://web.quuxo.com/>

Received on Monday, 27 June 2005 09:55:16 UTC

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