The Last Tiny Thing To Do Before Applets Take Off Again
The only thing, which has to happen is the RENAMING of applets to something else, ...my first suggestion is: "richlets".
I am for strangelets
"The stability of strangelets depends on their size."
and never forget:
"If the strange matter hypothesis is correct, and a strangelet comes in contact with a lump of ordinary matter such as Earth, it could convert the ordinary matter to strange matter."
...so think twice before detaching a strangelet from your browser
Posted by mbien on June 09, 2008 at 04:58 PM CEST #
I don't agree since "rich" from RIA will one day be a fad buzzword that disappears. I would rather people realize that applets have improved rather than renaming it. I don't think people are so simple minded that they need a different word to realize it has been improved.
Posted by 126.96.36.199 on June 09, 2008 at 06:37 PM CEST #
try to mention Applets in a public place :-).
My experience is: just mentioning applets, makes not really excited. However this changes after some demos and explanations.
The same problem with EJB 3 :-),
thanks and regards,
Posted by Adam Bien on June 09, 2008 at 06:56 PM CEST #
Renaming the Applet concept is welcome, from a marketing point of view, and from a technological point of view.
"Richlet" is buzz-centric.
Regarding Sun terminology we have:
- Midlets (Mobile)
- Servlets (Server side)
- Portlets (Container/Portal oriented)
- Applets (Client side)
The first task is to define what is the scope of the new concept.
A Rich Client side app ? a Web-connected RIA app, with JWS ?
Then, we can define a set of adapted prefix before "lets" ;-)
Posted by petrus on June 10, 2008 at 12:51 PM CEST #