[Seaside] Some questions about Seaside architecture
tblanchard at mac.com
Tue Dec 13 23:50:11 CET 2005
On Dec 13, 2005, at 5:25 AM, Oleg Mürk wrote:
> I don't agree with You. I don't want to start philosophical discussion
> whether rich UI should have back button (my opinion is NO, Your
> is clearly YES). But there ARE very clean ways to forbid back button.
> For instance:
> * Application must be able to rerender itself without side effects
> * Each response returns with (sequentially incremented) sequence ID
> * If web server receives stale sequence ID, it just rerenders the
> last state and goes on. Optionally one could also display
> warning message.
> But usability is a philosophical issue :)
I work for the big south american river book company. Back button
support is known to be very important to users. It is a commercial
issue as broken back buttons are known to negatively impact cash
flow. There is nothing philosophical about that.
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