[Lazarus] FCL-web and bandwidth usage
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Tue Mar 27 18:14:21 CEST 2012
On Tue, 27 Mar 2012, Jürgen Hestermann wrote:
> michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be schrieb:
>> certain functionality from a website, which can only be delivered with
>> Javasvript. If you don't provide it, your product will not sell. It's as
> simple as that.
> I doubt that. Just the opposite: A web page which uses scripting will not be
> displayed when NoScript is on. So you don't reach all possible customers.
I make a distinction between websites and webapps.
We do not make general purpose websites, but web applications for a
specific audience. There is a huge difference.
These applications must behave and act as a desktop application, this is a requirement.
Then you may ask, why not simply program a desktop application ?
Simple: people do not want an installer or updater.
If it was not for that small detail, I would not touch web programming with
a long stick. No set standards, different and ever-changing browsers, a language
that sucks big time. But alas...
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