[LINK] anyone reading the new Global Mail?

Fred Pilcher fpilcher at netspeed.com.au
Sun Feb 26 17:14:56 AEDT 2012

On 26/02/12 10:20, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> Linkers,
> There is a new kid on the block: www.theglobalmail.org
> I find it odd that they don't have a .au domain and are using a .org
> for goodness sake! double silly. It's not like they don't have money.
> They're fully funded by a philanthropist.
> Here's what I sent their web developer, Andrew Cobby. Maybe I'm
> harsh, but I'd like to see them succeed. If any linkers have contacts
> to this new enterprise, please let them know this was sent to their
> developer as it's a pop-up window and no means to cc the
> decision-makers in one effort on my part. I am going to send the same
> thing to Monica Attard, who is the managing editor.

I really want to like it. I like the philosophy, I like the 
independence, I like the concept. But the design - oh dear, or dear, oh 
dear. A classic case of design by a graphic "artist" who doesn't "get" 
the web.

A dreadful pity.


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