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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
Received on Monday, 18 December 2006 14:21:41 UTC

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