[Seaside] Some questions about Seaside architecture

Todd Blanchard 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  
> opinion
> 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  
> application's
>    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.

-Todd Blanchard

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