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Re: XHTML Applications and XML Processors [was Re: xhtml 2.0 noscript]

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2006 21:56:21 +0100
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <ear3hl$rbe$1@sea.gmane.org>

"Orion Adrian" <orion.adrian@gmail.com> wrote in message 
> Perhaps pulling in the desktop metaphor of dynamic loading is
> appropriate here. Provide a basic framework for interaction and load
> the parts that the user interacts with as the user interacts with
> them, all the while loading modules while the connection is idle.

no, that just suggests you're uploading too much, if you can add more, and 
it's certainly very difficult to make accessible content when you're just 
pulling stuff into HTML with script endlessly.

> 1) What the heck is the author of the document doing thinking he can
> create 1mb documents? That's not exactly lightweight and web-like.

It doesn't matter if it's 1mb over over a DSL connection or 50k over a GPRS 
connection, or just anyone trying to access a heavily loaded site.

> It seems to me the web is the only place where a developer is expected
> to create an application that handles operation while not completely
> loaded.

Just because it's the only place (although I don't agree with that) it 
doesn't mean that we can suddenly change users expectations.

Received on Wednesday, 2 August 2006 20:57:29 UTC

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