[Lazarus] The future of desktop

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Fri Nov 29 12:22:13 CET 2013

On 11/29/2013 11:55 AM, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> That goes back to some of the earliest Netscape versions, IIRC it was 
> originally used to update images periodically. While attractive, this 
> sort of thing can turn into a nightmare if the browser on an end 
> user's system leaks memory until an entire page (i.e. not just part of 
> the DOM describing the page) is forcibly reloaded- BTDT.

Do we still need to take into account that a browser is that limited ? 
Browser technology has advanced a lot during the passed few years.

As HTML5 is a strong recommendation for "active" web page programming I 
find it hard to believe that spontaneous server-initiated messages is 
not cared for in any decent way with modern servers and browsers.


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