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From Nicholas on 20 August '02
replying to CGI posted by Kelly

>Im trying to inform myself so as to create a website. Hoping this
>makes sense. It appears that CGI is not a good thing. Is this
>what I would have/end up with by choosing Earthlinks Click-N-

There is nothing wrong with CGI per se. On the contrary, using
CGI puts the processing burden on the server -- where it belongs,
IMO -- instead of trying to use JavaScript and other "client-
side" code to shift the processing burden to the visitor.

OTOH -- while I know nothing of Earthlink's "Click-N-Build" --
each and every "build it in minutes" tool I've ever seen was an
absolute disaster, resulting in buggy sites and pathetic search
engine rankings.

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