Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by David at 2006-09-07 09:45
Claims to be accessible.
Looks like its not too irritating
I'll save it in case there's ever a time when I need such funcionality
Posted by David at 2006-09-07 09:14
"It has filled its purpose of demonstrating the trust metric ideas, which was the original purpose of the site."
The diary page suffered from vast amounts of spam
It seemed rather tricky to get people to mark you as trusted (although I admit I didn't really try) being rather dependent on people with trusted Advogato accounts noticing your contributions in the wider world and noticing that you had an advogato account, and bothering to mark up as trusted.
The problem was that Advogato's been unmaintained for about the last four years -- I'm surprised it lasted so long, really...
That would cause issues I can see
I do hope that the content gets archived somewhere, because there was a lot of interesting content on there for the first few years it was in operation.
The goodbye message said something about it being made static IIRC
"I'll make Advogato a read-only archive soon."
And, of course, there is always The Way Back Machine
Posted by David at 2006-09-07 08:50
"I can't find www.dorward.co.uk on Google!"
Well good. It just redirects to a different website. It only exists due to a legacy of Freenetname holding it hostage for a couple of years
"It is your decision, if your customers will find your website."
Yes, because I have so many customers. For my business. Right. Yes. Business.
The closest my website has to business is a note along the lines of "No, I'm not contracting right now"
The world would be a much better place if all spam was carefully targetting and actually relevent
It might reduce spam levels so that spam become almost entirely not annoying
I might even mean I'd read spam with a view to spending money
Ah, spammers sending only stuff that is worthwhile. What a pipe dream. Hell would hold a three week long Christmas party with ice sculptures that didn't melt first.