[LINK] Clouded Vision

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Sun May 17 10:27:31 AEST 2009

Jan Whitaker wrote:

> At 05:53 PM 16/05/2009, Scott Howard wrote:
>> In this case it sounds like the bank in question had a poorly designed
>> website which didn't allow for the fact that one component of the page may
>> not load in a reasonable time (if at all). Many websites now draw content
>>from multiple sources - well written ones will handle the fact that one or
>> more particular inputs may be down - you can't blame Google for that fact
>> that this bank's website didn't!
> I find this from time to time on The Age on weekends. Fairfax points 
> to all different sorts of servers with bizarre names; one is just 
> called resources and dies quite often.

I feel yet another Firefox plug-in coming, well, then need for one. A plug-in
that disables sites loading data from other sites, under user control of

I'd knock out google analytics and a few other culprits that quite often
stall web page loads.

Tricky for the user to get right, since sometimes a piece of required
script or HTML might be loaded from another server.


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