[LINK] Not a good morning for email
dlochrin at dot.net.au
Thu Jan 15 14:13:04 EST 2004
At 11:53 15-01-2004 +1000, Webb, KerryA wrote:
>> The same consultants who supply code for putting a useless
>> date and time on web pages? Which time is displayed on the
>> web page: where the publisher is located or the user? Even
>> if the time is technically correct, such as on
>> the ACT Government home page <http://www.act.gov.au>, what
>> use is this to viewer?
>From my recollections of the discussions held during the design phase, the
>display of the local time gives the alert reader an idea of whether it's
>currently during the working hours at the ACT government.
>(not really speaking on behalf of the people responsible for the portal)
Que? What on earth is the connection? Wouldn't it have been more straightforward to show a little sign saying "The Government is [IN] (or [OUT])"
I couldn't see any clock this afternoon. But I notice the "Building our city..." slogan box at the top-left is bisected by a vertical white bar when displayed by Mozilla V1.3.1.
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