Wondering about LC and HTML5

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Mon Jun 20 21:22:53 EDT 2011

On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 10:17 PM, Mark Wieder <mwieder at ahsoftware.net>wrote:

> Chipp-
> Monday, June 20, 2011, 3:21:56 PM, you wrote:
> > It seems to
> > me it would be a good idea for LC or someone else to evaluate what it
> takes
> > to export to HTML5.
> Don't know about HTML5 (and maybe Andre can step in and say something
> here as well), but having spent way too much time on rev->HTML
> conversion, I can say that even with Ajax and css file help there are
> some insurmountable problems without serious server-side help. These
> problems fall under the general categories of lack of threading and
> multiuser issues. FastCGI (when available) helps the multithreading
> issue but exacerbates the variable namespace collision problem. Since
> there aren't transactions in HTML you either end up in a situation
> where you don't have persistent variables or multiple users clobber
> each other's variables. Ugly stuff.
been there as well, I am circunventing the problem by not trying to solve
it. Desktop code is not portable to server environment but if you start from
the server point of view from the beggining then it is possible.

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>  mwieder at ahsoftware.net
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