The need for IE-only sites? (was RE: [thelist] Identify a Web Crawler's request)

Simon Perry thelist at
Wed Jul 7 12:17:45 CDT 2004

David Travis wrote:

>Hi Chris,
>The baker metaphor is interesting... I imagine what the browser would say to
>his user after visiting the site... "Hey, Bill, don't visit this site
>again... it serves me XMLs and XSLTs to process! I am the client! This is
>not a service!"...
Lets try some other analogies then...

Imagine a shop that

Actively discriminates against 1 in 10 visitors and does not let them in.

Forces the other 90% to use a torch, not provided by the shop, so that 
they can actually see what is on offer.

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