[Pdx-pm] Making web pages that display "working on your request"

Kevin Scaldeferri kevin at scaldeferri.com
Thu Aug 2 12:58:24 PDT 2007

On Jul 30, 2007, at 5:33 PM, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:

>>>>>> "Kevin" == Kevin Scaldeferri <kevin at scaldeferri.com> writes:
> Kevin> Do people have recommendations on where to go to learn how  
> to produce
> Kevin> effects like this?  Of course, I'd like that perfect  
> combination of
> Kevin> practical and theoretical exposition which will provide  
> excellent
> Kevin> working examples of similar effects, plus enough  
> understanding to
> Kevin> modify them effectively.  But, I'm willing to go to a couple
> Kevin> different sources to piece it all together.
> You can avoid all javascript entirely and go old-school:
> <http://www.stonehenge.com/merlyn/LinuxMag/col39.html>

I'm not keen on this approach because the addition of the session id  
to the url makes it unfriendly to bookmarking / emailing.  It's  
something I've considered as a short term approach while working on  
something better, but I don't think I'd use it in the long term.


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