[ng-dhtml] feedback and requirements from google

Dylan Schiemann mail at dylans.org
Sun Aug 8 16:56:49 CDT 2004


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Mark D. Anderson wrote:
| On Sat, 7 Aug 2004 17:26:10 -0700, "Alex Russell" <alex at netWindows.org>
| said:
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|>	* frame utilities (likely a comm layer implementation)
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| I'm surprised at this, since gmail relies on xmlhttp, and
| xmlhttp is supported by ie, gecko, and safari/khtml.
|
| did he explain further?

This is related to the requirements for blogger for people without, as
you call it, "through-the-web" editing enabled in their browser.

| presumably it isn't because he cares about the miniscule number
| of real-world user browsers that support javascript 1.5 but
| don't have xmlhttp.....
|
| did he say anything about support for through-the-web editing?
| i know he has blogged about that:
| http://www.massless.org/?archive=2004/07/more-technical-note-on-bloggers

It is definitely something they're using, as seen by blogger.
Personally I feel (and I'm sure many of you agree) that using the
contentEditable interface currently available for inline html editing is
pretty limiting/weak.

- -Dylan
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