Daily Archives: August 26, 2011


Thick clients can be very smart

I was reading some blurb from a big GI vendor which included a mention of “thick clients”, my initial response was to wonder whether they meant that their customers were stupid. You might be so cynical (more than me even) that you would respond “if the customers continue to buy those old style heavy footprint desktop applications then they are “thick clients”” The thin/thick terminology is perhaps unfortunate but it does illustrate an apparent miscomprehension […]