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Re: Positioning HTML Elements with Cascading Style Sheets

From: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 1997 22:58:27 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <9702042258.ZM4735@grommit.inria.fr>
To: Jim King <jimk@mathtype.com>, "Chris Wilson (PSD)" <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>, www-style@w3.org
On Feb 4, 11:33am, Jim King wrote:

> 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.

Yes. Creating custom versions for everyone that connects also kills cacheing.


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