It's more to do with usability than accessibility, as it affects all users IMHO. But as a start, a logical directory structure is important, so long as it's logical to the user not the owner. Well, I agree and disagree. I think logical to the user not the owner is spot in for the website
For myself, only rarely. I still think it's nice to have a URL that can sort of be read I suppose the place I am coming from on this is that... URL's change Many sites are updated regularly and things move around. There is no gaurantee that something you bookmark (or remember) today
I think logical to the user not the owner is spot in for the website navigation. Definitely agree with that. But the actual directory structure, where you put your content, you need to own that. And the #1 rule I aim for is that you don't want to change your directory structure (whereas
URL's change With all due respect Gary... http://www.w3.org/Provider/Style/URI.html (look for I didn't think URLs have to be persistent - that was URNs) Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433
With all the OT posts lately - I don't feel as guilty posting this : ) I have always wanted to be able to make my bookmarks available. From anywhere. Everywhere. Home, work, cafe's, mate's houses - even the in-laws. Maybe even my dingy PDA. I always envisioned it being a plugin that worked
This is quite an interesting off-topic thread! On 12 Dec 2003, at 07:17, Gary Menzel wrote: Agree that you need to own the directory structure. The directory structure for a site should make sense to the owner of the information. It may make no sense at all to a user of the information.
Thanks for all those thoughts - I'd guessed it pretty much but it's nice to have confirmation. I'll let you know what the site owners say! (www.newstatesman.co.uk had a similar problem and were oblivious to the fact the site didn't work on anything other than their setup. I ended up emailing
Not to miss the blessing of tabbed browsing where I can bookmark a group of tabs, then open the tabs all in one go. I think the browsers that do this are Mozilla and Safari - not sure about Opera 6/7. Cheers James Mark Stanton wrote: Yes my firebird links toolbar looks like: -