var yuipath = 'clientscript/yui';
var yuicombopath = '';
var remoteyui = false;
else // Load Rest of YUI remotely (where possible)
var yuipath = 'http://yui.yahooapis.com/2.9.0/build';
var yuicombopath = 'http://yui.yahooapis.com/combo';
var remoteyui = true;
Probably didn't say anything there. Was probably just following another statement or question about Chicago with that line and the first line or question asked wasn't worth printing or was earlier in the article so the writer just added that in so the reader understands what he is talking about there.