On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 5:26 PM, William Allen
William Allen Simpson wrote:
I run Firefox with JS off by default for all
wikimedia sites, because of
serious problems in the not so recent past!
I'm sorry that you seem to have such bad experiences
Still, i don't think your comments are really valid in today's world.
Take a look at 'web 2.0-style' applications, such as Gmail or Google
Maps. Stuff like that would simply be impossible in a web browser
without depending on proprietary technology such as Flash. Recent
effort in all modern webbrowsers (including IE) has gone mostly into
is here to stay.
Of course, this debate shouldn't really be about what people like or
dislike in a certain programming language. It should be about what the
best option is for Mediawiki template programming. A small script
language serves that goal best, so that leaves us to Lua and