Linked by mufasa on Mon 10th Aug 2009 12:25 UTC
Web 2.0 The web browser has been the dominant thin client, now rich client, for almost two decades, but can it compete with a new thin client that makes better technical choices and avoids the glacial standards process? I don't think so, as the current web technology stack of HTML/Javascript/Flash has accumulated so many bad decisions over the years that it's ripe for a clean sheet redesign to wipe it out.
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RE[2]: Sorry, don't agree
by ddc_ on Tue 11th Aug 2009 06:22 UTC in reply to "RE: Sorry, don't agree"
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While I also believe the web apps to be too complicated for now, I canĀ“t really get Your point. Why the hell should I bother with some special sort of buttons style? The thing user needs most is the coherence, so if all sort of buttons and font (except for generic serif/sans/monospace/symbol) customisations migrate from CSS/whatever_on_server_side to browser/whatever_server_independent, this will be the gretest day in webdev history.
P.S.: Same for client-side-only apps actually.

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