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From Graham Leggett <minf...@sharp.fm>
Subject Re: Bye bye welcome page
Date Wed, 06 Oct 2004 18:36:22 GMT
Joshua Slive wrote:

> My opinion is that the shorter message is better because, by the fact 
> that it gives no information at all, it is less likely to be 
> misinterpreted to mean something that the website owner doesn't intend.
> 
> I won't object if someone wants to put another piece of text there, as 
> long as it doesn't start us back on the same road we left 5+ years ago 
> with this page.

In that case why not just have the default page be an empty drectory 
listing?

If I was a newbie, and I saw a page that says `it worked`, my immediate 
reaction would be `what worked?` and I would start asking the exact 
questions we`re trying to stop people from asking.

Regards,
Graham
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