[LINK] Clouded Vision

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Sat May 16 18:31:20 EST 2009


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.

Jan



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