Re: Online or hardcopy portfolios?

Subject: Re: Online or hardcopy portfolios?
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: 'TECHWR-L' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 12:32:55 -0400

I've not done this, but for online portfolios the best bet might be to
point each individual company to its own specialized web page. It ought
to be a hidden page, that is nothing on your publicly viewable website
would point to it, and it could then contain confidential material.

For example, imagine your website is http://www.a.com/, which of course
contains an index.html (or any of the other magic names) pointing to
your other regular web pages.

If you use http://www.a.com/iwwwi for your special page for your
campaign to be employed at International Widget Workers' Works, Inc.,
and your index.html does *not* point to that page in any way at all,
then the only people to know about http://www.a.com/iwwwi are those you
tell.

The page for your portfolio for United Bankruptcy Brothers could be
http://www.a.com/ubb.

Yes, it is security through obscurity, but my spies tell me that nobody
is out there successfully guessing all the hidden web pages.

You also have to keep mention of http://www.a.com/iwwwi and
http://www.a.com/ubb off your blogs, tweets, facebooks, youtubes and
other public places. For your peace of mind, though, you could easily
remove each hidden page when your campaign was done. You could be pretty
confident that no web crawler had archived it. The crawlers follow
references, rather than seeking out pages to which there are no links.

My spies also tell me that there is no real website at http://www.a.com/.
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