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RE: Positioning HTML Elements with Cascading Style Sheets

From: Jim King <jimk@mathtype.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Feb 1997 11:33:12 -0800
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To: "Chris Wilson (PSD)" <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>
Cc: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
At 10:43 AM 2/4/97 -0800, Chris Wilson (PSD) wrote:
>If all processing is done on the server, you're essentially shipping RTF
>to the client... and you've either collected a lot of information about
>your environment from the client (information that many people don't
>want to provide to just anyone), or made a lot of assumptions.  Our
>software people like this view a lot.

But I bet your server people don't.  For a popular web site, the load on the
server to do everything server-side is a big problem.  That and bandwidth
restrictions are half the reason for client-side stuff.

Jim King
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