[thelist] Setting and breaking standards (was Re: The need for IE-only sites?)

Steve Lewis nepolon at worlddomination.net
Thu Jul 8 14:53:24 CDT 2004

Michael Pemberton wrote:

> I recently applied for a job to be told that I have to prove who I am. 
> They would not accept a drivers license, utility bill, general photo ID, 
> credit card or even a Stat. Dec.  They would only accept a Birth 
> Certificate, but a copy of one was allowed.
> I have also had experience with recruitment firms that would only accept 
> my resume in the form of a Word(tm) document.  RTF or even Plain Text 
> was not allowable.

Apples and Oranges.  You want the job, you play their games.  A 
website does not operate on this paradigm.  In fact, the opposite is 
true.  The site is there to serve the visitor.


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