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

Aahz aahz at
Thu Jul 23 05:54:11 CEST 2009

In article <mailman.3451.1248139114.8015.python-list at>,
D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy at> wrote:
>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?

Presumably a JS toolkit designed for this purpose would have an API to
specify the handling of such issues.
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