Re: Web query

Subject: Re: Web query
From: DURL <durl -at- BUFFNET -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 1998 11:54:03 -0500

Amen to gee-whiz stuff on web sites!! I get a "midi" error, and I
resent those two stupid clicks I have to make to get on the site.


Mary Durlak Erie Documentation Inc.
East Aurora, New York (near Buffalo)
durl -at- buffnet -dot- net

On Fri, 13 Feb 1998, Nora Merhar wrote:

> Damien,
> This is a know-thy-audience problem (and therefore, I think,
> relevant). I have run in to this problem most often on personal home
> pages, where I am informed that I don't have the correct plug-in to
> play the music I *should* be hearing (like I really want to listen to
> some awful computer rendition of "Wind Beneath my Wings" while I
> peruse their home page). I almost never download plug-ins, partly
> because I have no idea what they'll do to my system, what with
> viruses, bugs and all, and partly because I use a UNIX workstation at
> work, and plug-ins don't appear to exist for UNIX!
> Still, I forgive the people with personal home pages their
> "gee-whiz-look-what-I-can-do" enthusiasm for annoying music. OTOH, a
> professional page should be free of the need to use anything but your
> browser, UNLESS you put a statement on an entry page that says "You
> will need the gee-whiz plug-in to view this page. If you do not have
> the gee-whiz plug-in, this is where you can get it, and this is how it
> will affect your system once it is installed."
> Nora
> nmerhar -at- charlesindustries -dot- com

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