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From Vincent Stoessel <vinc...@xaymaca.com>
Subject Re: kiosk mode browser
Date Fri, 20 Dec 2002 17:07:21 GMT
Oh yes, I should have been more clear.
I would never recommend kiosk for a public, I was talking about very 
specific and targeted internal business apps.




Chappell, Simon P wrote:
> Agreed. Public websites should never try to use kiosk mode or any of the other evil things
they can do.
> 
> Internal web applications, however, can and I would say should, use kiosk mode to help
protect the users from themselves.
> 
> Simon
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> Simon P. Chappell                     simon.chappell@landsend.com
> Java Programming Specialist                      www.landsend.com
> Lands' End, Inc.                                   (608) 935-4526
> 
> 
> 
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Chen, Gin [mailto:Gin_Chen@tvratings.com]
>>Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 10:35 AM
>>To: 'Struts Users Mailing List'
>>Subject: RE: kiosk mode browser
>>
>>
>>IMHO, kiosk mode is probably the worst thing a website can do.
>>Its just plain intrusive.
>>
>>FYI, this is a humorous take on bad site design.
>>http://www.webpagesthatsuck.com/
>>
>>Now from a strut's perspective, the back buttons can usually 
>>be handled by
>>just turning on nocache.
>>ex:
>>   <controller locale="true" nocache="true"></controller>
>>-Tim
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Vincent Stoessel [mailto:vincent@xaymaca.com]
>>Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 11:27 AM
>>To: Struts Users
>>Subject: kiosk mode browser
>>
>>
>>I was was wondering about what people think about  implementing
>>a kiosk style browser on the client end of a struts app.
>>I was thinking mozilla because it is already ported to so many 
>>platforms 
>>and it can be customized without paying for a development license. By 
>>kiosk mode, I mean that the broswer would retain all the functionality 
>>of modern browser but not have the buttons or url window that 
>>end users 
>>sometime mistakingly use to reload, go back or otherwise shoot 
>>themselves in the foot. Opinions?
>>-- 
>>Vincent Stoessel
>>Linux Systems Developer
>>vincent xaymaca.com
>>
>>
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Vincent Stoessel
Linux Systems Developer
vincent xaymaca.com


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