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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Linking to XML
Date Fri, 31 Oct 2003 06:23:02 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> ...
> >>I won't remove the possibility of having the 
> >>link on the page, as that skinconf section shows the other possible 
> >>output formats. I will instead write a small description of what it may 
> >>be used for.
> > 
> > I would like to talk more about this link thing. We seem to
> > be encouraging bad practise.
> Look, I wanted to remove it but don't want to make it too hard for 
> others to use this feature. It's off by default and I put in a discaimer 
> on the default skinconf. Besides, I've never seen any site use it, so 
> AFAIK nobody activated it on pullic sites, hence it's not a liability.

I have seen some, cannot remember where. So it is being abused.

> In any case, I'm fine with either, as I don't use it and don't 
> personally see the need for it. Do what you think best, it's ok for me. :-)

This issue is far bigger than than a link on the HTML page.
I will keep quiet for now and we will see if anybody else
is bothered.


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