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Subject: Re: Olympics do Flash
From: John Croteau
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 1998 19:51:23 GMT

Hi Andrew and all,
The detection script at Olympics.org is a variation of Smart Shockwave
without the director code. It is about 250 lines of JavaScript code
compared to about 800 lines for Smart Shockwave. It also seems to be a
work in progress as there is code called [initGlobals()] that isn't
In any case I prefer to do things mean and lean instead of heavy duty.
For instance they use 18 lines of code to determine if the browser is
Netscape instead of 1. About 4 times the code.

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