[LINK] annoying web sites [was] Gartner Rains On Bill's Party
Sun, 28 Oct 2001 08:49:31 +1100
Howard Lowndes wrote:
> Whilst we are on about annoying web sites that exclude certain browsers
> (another thread on this list), try this Gartner one.
> I use pine with lynx as the linked browser, but it seems that Gartner like
> URL scheme! "
for simple functionality that is perfectly provided for by plain old HTML.
Hyperlinks are popular offenders, as are forms submissions
I presume this is due to automated "no brainer" web page design software
that thinks it knows best. And the clueless web designer who knows not a
skerrick of HTML nor how to override the stupid decisions made by the design
Rick Welykochy || Praxis Services Pty Limited
... includes Microsoft techniques for developing bug-free C programs.
-- "Writing Solid Code" review from Microsoft Press