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[3]: Sorry, don't agree
by FunkyELF on Mon 10th Aug 2009 20:41 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Sorry, don't agree"
FunkyELF
Member since:
2006-07-26

My stand-by interview questions for web related jobs are "Explain prototypical inheritance in javascript" and "Explain the difference between block elements and inline elements" or "How would you write a selector for all p tags inside a div with an id of "paragraphs"".


FYI... I just googled prototypical inheritance and got "Did you mean: prototypal inheritance". Hopefully that was just a typo and you don't pronounce it that way.

I used to say "orientated" instead of "oriented" and my co-workers never let me hear the end of it.

I knew someone that pronounced Gigabyte as Jiga Byte... sounded like an idiot.

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RE[4]: Sorry, don't agree
by google_ninja on Mon 10th Aug 2009 20:58 in reply to "RE[3]: Sorry, don't agree"
google_ninja Member since:
2006-02-05

Yeah.... it was a typo. I wish you could edit for more then like, five minutes here, because any time I write anything more then a few lines it is usually riddled with typos.

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RE[4]: Sorry, don't agree
by sbergman27 on Mon 10th Aug 2009 21:05 in reply to "RE[3]: Sorry, don't agree"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

I used to say "orientated" instead of "oriented" and my co-workers never let me hear the end of it.

I knew someone that pronounced Gigabyte as Jiga Byte... sounded like an idiot.


I prefer "oriented", but "orientated" is accepted as an English word. Pronunciation of gigabyte with a soft 'g' is also accepted, though not the preferred pronunciation. I prefer it, though. (b'duh! b'duh! b'duh!)

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/orientated
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/gigabyte

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RE[4]: Sorry, don't agree
by frood on Wed 12th Aug 2009 10:49 in reply to "RE[3]: Sorry, don't agree"
frood Member since:
2005-07-06

1.21 jigawatts?!

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