renggli at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 16:24:50 UTC 2007
> Lukas> 1. Please check out the Scriptaculous history in Monticello before
> Lukas> making false assertions in public.
> I realize that prototype 1.5 fixes some of the problems. It doesn't fix all
> of them. I don't think that's a false assertion.
This is not what I ment, but anyway.
> Lukas> 2. At the time when script.aculo.us was picket (June 2005), there was
> I don't mean to sound like you made the wrong decision at the time. I just
> mean that in light of today's YUI availability, you bet on the wrong pony. I
> hope to correct that by helping to create a complete YUI interface instead.
You are comparing apples and oranges. YUI is mostly a widget library,
while Prototype is a framework to assist AJAX application development.
As of today I would indeed choose a different library. However I am
certain that Prototype is a far better choice than YUI for what it
tools to have more control over the client side. YUI is bloated and
overly complex. It hardly matches the model of stateful components in
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