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[whatwg] several messages about XML syntax and HTML5

From: Matthew Paul Thomas <mpt@myrealbox.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 11:21:41 +1300
Message-ID: <490564d0a0dc35e4b3be9aa0d735982f@myrealbox.com>
On Dec 19, 2006, at 9:54 AM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
>
> Aankhen wrote:
>>
>> "I was gonna go to this site I found on Google, but then I saw that it
>> was corrupted, so I figured it musta been a security issue or
>> something."
>
> The original problem I was contesting and attempting to solve was that
> users would think, incorrectly, that such messages indicated a problem
> with Google. You seem to think users would think, correctly, that there
> is a problem with the linked page. That's what they should think,
> because that's what the message means.
> ...

Alas, as amusing as this discussion is, it's not relevant to the WhatWG 
(and I apologize for participating). If you think search engine result 
pages would be better if festooned with useless warnings, lobby your 
favorite search engine vendor, or go start your own.

-- 
Matthew Paul Thomas
http://mpt.net.nz/
Received on Monday, 18 December 2006 14:21:41 UTC

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