Re: Logo for user-friendly/browser-friendly/scalable pages

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Fri, 29 Aug 1997 16:13:14 -0700


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Date: Fri, 29 Aug 1997 16:13:14 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: Logo for user-friendly/browser-friendly/scalable pages

At 4:12p -0400 08/29/97, Jordan Reiter wrote:
 > At 7:09 PM -0000 8/29/97, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
 > >At 9:36a -0400 08/29/97, jptxs wrote:
 > > > At 05:04 PM 8/28/97 -0700, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
 > > > >How about some sort of "geek code" (but not as geeky) where we
 enumerate
 > > > >what the page uses, something like:
 > > > >
 > > > >  Level 0: does not use
 > > > >  Level 1: optional
 > > > >  Level 2: required
 > > > >        Y: yes/true
 > > > >        N: no/false
 > > > >        *: any
 > > >
 > > > but how well would something like this degrade...
 > >
 > >It's meant for disclosure to *humans*. Displayed on the page as content. :)
 >
 > Hmmm... I think I've actually seen this before.  I think it's commonly
 > parsed as
 > "This web page best used with [Netscape (2.0, 3.0, 4.0); Internet Explorer
 > ]"!

Oh, you missed my intention completely. :/

It's meant to be a sort of "Get Info" about what to expect from a site,
so people will know whether it's worth enduring. Visible metadata, sorta.
Maybe it is too geeky after all... ;)

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