JavaScript toolkits (was Re: ANN: Porcupine Web Application Server 0.6 is released!)

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at
Mon Jul 20 21:18:28 EDT 2009

On 20 Jul 2009 17:10:55 -0700
aahz at (Aahz) wrote:
> >I understand what you want but I can't see how a toolkit can do that.
> >How do you program "graceful?"  It seems pretty application specific.
> Presumably the JS toolkit generates both code and HTML.  Actions that
> normally get executed by JS should degrade to plain HTML links and form
> submits (or possibly not display at all if it's a pure convenience).

As I said, I do understand what you are after but I still think it is a
judgement call.  What defines "convenience?"  How does the library know
what is essential and what is pretty?

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