[Chicago] reddish: reddit clone on gae

Cosmin Stejerean cstejerean at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 18:00:08 CEST 2008


On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 5:41 AM, Phil Robare <verisimilidude at gmail.com> wrote:
> Massimo,
>
> General comment - http://web2py.appspot.com/index/politics is Very Nice.
>
> A couple of little items: In my view clicking on a link should open a
> new window, not take you off the site in the same window.

Automatically opening a new window when a user clicks a link is rarely
a good idea (exceptions are ajax heavy apps like gmail or google
reader). For example most users expect the back button to work, and
this breaks when you open a new window. See
http://www.sitepoint.com/article/beware-opening-links-new-window

-- 
Cosmin Stejerean
http://blog.offbytwo.com


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