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Re: crap site

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2010 07:47:53 -0500
To: Joseph Becher <jwbecher@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <C3C19D34-194E-4C1E-A2B4-018F3733BC2C@w3.org>
Cc: bruce <bruce@abuwebcommerce.com>, site-comments <site-comments@w3.org>

On 7 Jul 2010, at 7:41 AM, Joseph Becher wrote:

> I believe put of the problem is, as far as I know, no standards for  
> META tags. While there are some common ones, there are no required  
> ones, am I correct?

Yes, that is also my understanding.

  _ Ian


> - Joseph Becher
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 8:30 AM, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org> wrote:
>
> On 5 Jul 2010, at 8:36 PM, bruce @ abuwebcommerce wrote:
>
> This is probably the worst designed site I have ever visited. It is  
> almost impossible to navigate, let alone find anything. I came to  
> this site looking for your standards on met tags. I cannot find it  
> anywhere. Yet you people claim to be the sacred guardians of website  
> standards. Give me a break, anyone who designs a site like this is  
> has no idea about how the real world works.
>
> Can you direct me to where the meta tags standards are, or do I have  
> to spend another half hour looking for them in this pile of  
> disorganised junk?
>
> Hello Bruce,
>
> Here are HTML 4 tags:
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/index/elements.html
>
> Here are HTML 5 tags:
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/index.html#elements-1
>
> See also our cheat sheet:
>  http://www.w3.org/2009/cheatsheet/
>
> To help us improve our site, would you be willing to share more  
> information about how you expected to find the tags? Thank you,
>
>  _ Ian
>
>
> Cheers
>
> Best wishes for you and your business.
>
> Bruce Evans (manager)
>
> Abuwebcommerce
> www.abuwebcommerce.com
>
> Ph: 0417 508 157
> Ph: (03) 9417 0915
> Email: bruce@abuwebcommerce.com or
> Email: abuconga1@tpg.com.au
>
>
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>
>
>

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