RE: Web "applications"

Subject: RE: Web "applications"
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 10:26:35 -0600

Chris Borokowski wrote:

> Applications programmers feel web site stuff is too easy to
> be called a real application, so sometimes you have to
> placate them by calling the web stuff "scripts."
> --- Laura Lemay <lemay-lists1 -at- lauralemay -dot- com> wrote:
> > They are called web applications. That is the term
> > of art. I'm
> > kind of surprised your developers don't know this.

If you're creating end user assistance, why would you be concerned with
"placating" the programmers? Talking to the end users about scripts is
exactly the _wrong_ thing to do.

Laura is right -- what kind of software developer objects to "web
application" anyway?

IMHO, of course.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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