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Melissa Hunter-Kilmer inquired about how to create firewalls on Web
sites (maybe off-topic? Sorry Eric!):
> I'm doing research for my company, which is thinking of putting stuff for
> its employees on the Web -- stuff like sick leave policies, where the
> company picnic is this year, etc. We don't want employees surfing for Hot
> Cyberbabes or whatever else they are interested in outside of work, and we
> don't want non-employees reading our corporate policies (and crashing the
Melissa... If you are creating an online procedure manual (or
something similar) for your company, why not create an online help
file that can be accessed without having to use a Web browser? You
can do many of the same types of things, and you won't have to worry
about creating firewalls, since the help files simply need to be
installed on a network drive for which everyone has access. I think
it'd be a lot simpler to maintain, also, since you won't need to have
a Web person maintain the site (unless you already *do* have an
Just a thought...
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