Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Great example of what not to do

In case anyone was wondering, one of these web sites got it right. The other got it wrong. First, have a look at the query page from the bug database on java.net: Now, consider the front page of alltheweb.com: Some poor shlep put a lot of work into that query page for the bug database. I'm tempted to shake my head and say, "WTF?", but I know I've been guilty of this kind of thing. To be fair, java.net has a much easier search box, hidden off to the side where bozos like me won't find it. So, here's a reminder not to do shit like that.