On Sat, 10 May 2003, Hal E. Fulton wrote:

> I've been pursuing the webcounter idea a little.
>
> (By the way: Warren -- I saw your post and will
> include you on this soon.)
>
> The script is in Ruby, so that's my justification
> for posting here. :) Even though I don't show the
> code here.
>
> I realized finally that I'm used to the graphical
> counter that I've been using for ages. The IMG
> tag itself invokes the CGI:
>
>   
>
> So the result of the CGI is an image that gets
> embedded in the HTML document.
>
> But I can't see any equivalent technique for simple
> text.
>
> I'm opposed generally to server-side stuff. Never
> mind why, it just annoys me a little.
>
> I suppose it might be possible with Javascript (and
> probably is). Though I'd like a Javascript solution
> as opposed to nothing at all, my first choice would
> be a pure HTML solution.
>
> Anyone?

doesn't take into account what page is begin counted - etc.  but how bout
something similar to:

http://eli.fsl.noaa.gov/eg/ruby/counter/

uses frames (ack) but...

-a

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