Archive for April 6th, 2004

And I thought it smelt bad, on the outside*

WhatsWrongWithTheBbcWebsite – Yoz’s Wiki

Strange how you see things like this around the net. With only a slight nod at the start to the fact that the site has ‘tons of useful content’ (actually over 2 million pages) the page then rapidly drops into stylistic opinionisms. . . This looks like that, that should be this, drop that, replace this. . . Then there this bloody stupid debate. Which has been going on for what seems like a year now, and has become a slaggin’ match about who can reconfig apache servers the best.

Now, I’m not very happy with Auntie at the moment, but I do believe that it gets a lot of things right, ok so http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1 goes there but http://bbc.co.uk/radio1 doesn’t (and it’s soon to be fixed I think). But even so, it’s not like that’s a huge barrier stopping you getting to Jo Whiley is it.

Sometimes techie opinions look great but just arn’t possible, sometimes they’re just play out of touch. Reminds me of a recent slashdot post about the new mini ipod, Techie bod: but it’s to expensive – no OGG Vorbis support – can’t run Linux – HD too small etc etc. Joe Public: we don’t care! …and they can’t make ’em fast enough.

Anyway, beebers who read this, and can answer any of the points on his wiki, do so.

*with appols to H Solo esq.

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