On Thursday 01 June 2006 09:01, Jonathan wrote:
> Just curious... what is it about AJAX that you hate? The implementation?
> The concept? Something else?

About everything. JS has no good development tools, it is impossible to do 
decent debugging and testing. (No, I do not consider the browser-based 
debugger and Selenium acceptable development environments.) Other than that, 
the way DOM, JS, et al. solve this sort of problem is just horrible. The 
problem of minimizing network data transfer for a GUI has been solved since 
over 20 years (X and all its toolkits), but the Web has to reinvent the 

I am not going to comment further on the issue.

Stephan Richter
CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student)
Web2k - Web Software Design, Development and Training
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