SPUG: Showing progress in the browser

Joshua Keroes ua at pobox.com
Sun Jan 25 12:00:05 CST 2004

On Jan 25, 2004, at 3:32 AM, Ken Clarke wrote:
>> To be sure, I much prefer the NPH solution previously posted. Still,
>> those who do not know their history are doomed to relive it - or
>> possibly reinvent it. :-)
> In this case, unfortunately, we are doomed.  William's server push 
> solution
> revisits the problem that Internet Explorer doesn't support it.
> http://perlprogrammer.net/cgi-bin/nph-progressbar.cgi  Sure looks 
> sweet in
> some of the other browsers doesn't it?

I gave it the old college try, too. Results:

Safari OSX: downloads the CGI to disk. Ugh.

Explorer OSX: Displays Run 1; Run 3; Run 5; Run 7 then stops at 7. Ew.

Camino OSX (A Moz fork): works perfectly. Ooh, pretty.


More information about the spug-list mailing list