> -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist- > bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Simon Perry > Sent: Thursday, 8 July 2004 3:18 AM > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: Re: The need for IE-only sites? (was RE: [thelist] Identify a Web > Crawler's request) > > 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. Say that shop sells caravans/trailers, and you know that, but you wander in on foot. Is it the shop's fault that your arms and legs aren't appropriate tools to pull the caravan away when you buy it?