Innovations from Athena Design and Mozilla
Monday April 5th, 1999
Several readers brought to our attention an interesting project being developed using the Mozilla code. Athena Design, located in San Francisco but with developers throughout the US, has developed an intriguing proof-of-concept for "Dynamic DOM Rewriting". What is DDR? Click "Full Article" below to read an interview we conducted with Athena Design's CTO, David Pollak.
If you feel that DDR is important, contribute to the conversation in the layout newsgroup. Read the article to find out more.
#1 Re:Innovations from Athena Design and Mozilla
by Brad Neuberg <email@example.com>
Monday April 5th, 1999 11:04 PM
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I'm very interested in the work that Athena has done using Mozilla to do real-time updating of the client. Is there a way to do this without having to modify the Mozilla source code? I am interested in finding a standards-compliant way of doing this type of 'Real-Time HTML' in the browser. If you notice more and more the browser is kind of turning into a server, in which the HTML server itself can periodically check on to see how things are going and to give and request information. There are many diverse applications of real-time HTML, or any browser application that can dynamically update the nodes of a DOM tree: * chat clients * real-time paging * real-time collaboration
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