[thelist] Useability/design Opinion's sought

Christian Heilmann lists at onlinetools.org
Fri Mar 25 16:57:41 CST 2005

Mike wrote:

> At 19:22 22.03.2005 -0500, you wrote:
>> >
>> > [1] Bob the Sheep farmer talks about the crisis in the middle east:
>> > http://www.baabaa.com/bob/
>> >
>> > This also makes the links be usable when you print the page.
>> I think this is a really good idea. I like it.
> Disagree. Users have to scroll down and up and lose their current
> position in the text. And... it's like going back to the last
> century when the hyperlink didn't exist and we only had books with
> footnotes. The web is hyperlinks. And it's much more fluid to read
> if the hyperlinks are in the text and I can, for instance, open the
> link in a tab to read it later when I finished the current text

YMMV of course.

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