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[whatwg] Link rot is not dangerous

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 23:02:35 +0200
Message-ID: <4A146FEB.9040905@danbri.org>
On 20/5/09 22:54, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 2:35 AM, Toby A Inkster<mail at tobyinkster.co.uk>  wrote:

> And yet, given an example use of the vocabulary, I'm quite certain I
> can easily find the page I want describing the vocab, even when there
> are overlaps in prefixes such as with "bio".
>
> FYN is nearly never necessary for humans.  We have the intelligence to
> craft search queries and decide which returned result is correct.

What happens in practice is that many of these perfectly intelligent 
humans ask in email or IRC questions that are clearly answered directly 
in the relevant documentation. You can lead humans to the documentation, 
but you can't make 'em read...

cheers,

Dan
Received on Wednesday, 20 May 2009 14:02:35 UTC

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