[Pdx-pm] Making web pages that display "working on your request"
Michael G Schwern
schwern at pobox.com
Mon Jul 30 21:32:18 PDT 2007
Eric Wilhelm wrote:
> Or, you can just put a refresh in the header and have enough persistent
> info on the server to know when the page is ready. Return the
> 'refresh' page until you get the real one. No JS needed. If you know
> it will take 3 seconds, say "This will take about 3 seconds". If they
> get impatient and hit refresh, say "Your interwebs will be ready in 2.7
> seconds, light only travels at 299,792,458 m/s." A little more state
> on the server (maybe), but a bookmark-able and proxy-cacheable url, and
> it works on your phone, etc.
Lordy do I hate interstitial pages, both writing them and using them. That is
>> for you. I like Prototype myself as it small enough for me to wrap my
>> brain around.
> I think more than one person (or just one very loud bloke) at OSCON
> hailed Dojo for exercising release engineering, discipline, etc.
I thought Prototype had fixed the "for in" problem but I just tested it out
and nope they haven't. :( For those who are wondering what all the hub-bub is
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