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Re: [SLE] New domain just registered for.....plz read
On Wednesday 30 May 2001 10:21 am, James Oakley wrote:
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> On May 30, 2001 03:50 am, Alan Lenton wrote:
> > Nice idea. One useful thing would be a 'testing' service. A lot of people
> > don't use linux on the desktop, and so have no means of checking
> > themselves. (My own company falls into this category, we use linux
> > servers, but not the desktop yet)
> >
> > I'm sure there are people around who would like to ask for their site to
> > be checked by someone with linux browsers so they could make any changes
> > necessary.
> I think that's a great idea. I'd like to see a user system. Companies can
> add their sites to the database and users can review them with their
> browser of choice. Users can get points (not actually worth anything) for
> providing good reviews of new sites in the database.
> The companies would be likely to add their sites as they're getting that
> much extra traffic on their sites.
> An RDF interface would be neat, too. I read Slashdot's main page, then go
> to the boxes I configured. Going directly to various sites is something I
> rarely do.
> If you're really ambitious (I would help out with all of this, if you
> wanted, BTW) you could have an XMLRPC site-query system. Then you can embed
> the functionality into a browser, say Konqueror. If I'm having trouble with
> a site, I can select a menu option that brings up info on that site
> regarding compatibility, workarounds for specific problems, etc. Or how
> about a glowing "supported" icon. Kind of a mood ring for browsers that
> glows brighter and more colourful as you're browsing better sites. That
> would tie in to the gold, silver, bronze thing.
> - --
> James Oakley
> Engineering - SolutionInc Ltd.
> joakley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Hey, that's an EXCELLENT idea! I hope you can help him out with that.. I'd
*love* to see that :)


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