Re: home page

Subject: Re: home page
From: Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM>
To: techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 09:33:43 +1100

McLauchlan, Kevin wrote:
> To repeat what I replied to Fred when he said the same thing privately:
>
> I just don't get why they couldn't go the extra inch and fill that field
> with only the URL of the page in the tab that's currently being viewed.
> I'm sure the browser already knows which tab is being viewed.
>
> What you suggest (supplying the URL directly) is what I did,
>

Sorry, I didn't think I'd suggested supplying the
URL directly. What I said was "If you only want
one page set as a Home page, you can easily just
open one page and set that."

I'm not sure why you find this so bizarre. If you
only want to set one page as your Home setting, you
have only that page open when you set the option.
If you want more than one page to open as your Home
setting, you have all those pages open when you set
the option. Once you accept the notion that people
might want multiple pages to open when they start
their browsers, it makes perfect sense. The software
would have no reason to assume that you only wanted
the page you were viewing to be set.

-- Janice

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References:
home page: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: home page: From: Meryl R. Cohen
RE: home page: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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