[thelist] Suggestions

Jeff Howden jeff at jeffhowden.com
Fri Jul 11 06:50:22 CDT 2003


> From: Shawn K. Quinn
> > But there are thousands of users who don't have a clue
> > as to how to do either of these. If you are interested
> > in building traffic you would be a fool not to include
> > those links.
> Perhaps they should learn how to use their browser then?

unlike developers, regular computer users don't give two hoots about the
software they use so long as it seems to work for them.

> These links typically depend on scripting, as well.
> Meaning that a user who is running a browser either
> incapable of running scripts or set not to run scripts
> (globally, or just from untrusted sources) may use one
> of these links and have no idea that it didn't work.
> The browser's own commands for these functions *always*
> works (unless there is a serious bug in the browser).

and this is easily gotten around by simply writing out the links with script
as well.


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