Re: Good Design: [Was: The Netscape / Microsoft / Future Quagmire]

Eric S. Raymond (esr@snark.thyrsus.com)
Mon, 21 Oct 1996 17:40:50 -0400 (EDT)


From: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr@snark.thyrsus.com>
Message-Id: <199610212140.RAA15309@snark.thyrsus.com>
Subject: Re: Good Design: [Was: The Netscape / Microsoft / Future Quagmire]
To: murray@spyglass.com (Murray Altheim)
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 1996 17:40:50 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: jaobrien@fttnet.com, www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <v02140b2bae91a30dfb47@[208.203.149.85]> from "Murray Altheim" at Oct 21, 96 05:29:48 pm

> Jason, I'm really not trying to hammer on you, but good design isn't
> glitzy. Look at how clean most advertising is nowadays; compare that with a
> goofy carpet or auto-dealer ad on VHF television. What do you aspire to?

Murray is dead on target.  For more on how to avoid bad-taste Web design, see
http://www.ccil.org/~esr/html-hell.html
-- 
	<a href="http://www.ccil.org/~esr/home.html">Eric S. Raymond</a>