[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: What's New

Hi Chris,

I agree with you, but I think there are lots of people who can't execute 
cgi-scripts on the server.

Besides, the personalized whatsnew page is a niche service, so why not 
try out several methods to find the best?

BTW: It is a good edication in JavaScript programming to :-)

So long

Chris Moses wrote:
> There seems to be a thread about how to display different info
> based on the users last visit. It might have already been
> suggested, so excuse me if this is redundant, but one thing that
> occured to me is that this is probably better handled on the
> server side for the following reasons:
> 1. The server side is more powerful, you can access DBs and such
> 2. handling it on the client side is likely to require going
> back to the server to get new pages anyway. why not cut out the
> extra connection
> It seems like this should be pretty easy - just make the default
> document a cgi script that checks the cookie and decides what to
> send back.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------_____________________________________________________________________
Olaf Walkowiak, Suedeseestr.14, D-45145 Essen, Phone:+49-201-604594
si0015@aixrs1.hrz.uni-essen.de			OlafWal@aol.com
URL:http://www.bikeconn.de/com/bikeconn/hotel/olaf	(Homepage)
URL:http://www.bikeconn.de/com/bikeconn/hotel/olaf/java (JavaScript)
Request PGP public key by E-Mail
PGP fingerprint: 55 BF 58 7A E9 DC FF 28 33 31 A6 B8 FB A1 28 A6

For help about the list, please send a message to 'majordomo@obscure.org'
with the message body 'help'. To unsubscribe, send a message to
'majordomo@obscure.org' with the message body 'unsubscribe javascript'.
List archives and pointer to FAQ: http://www.obscure.org/javascript/