[LINK] anyone reading the new Global Mail?

Paul Bolger pbolger at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 18:07:03 AEDT 2012

I quite like it for reading long form text pieces on a 24" monitor. My
only complaints are that sometimes the pagination seems to be off - it
jumps a column too far when you change a page, and that there's no
indication how far through a story you are.

On 26 February 2012 19:14, Fred Pilcher <fpilcher at netspeed.com.au> wrote:
> 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.
> Fred
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