Jargons of Info Tech industry
john at castleamber.com
Fri Aug 26 13:16:43 CEST 2005
usenet at isbd.co.uk wrote:
> In comp.lang.perl.misc John Bokma <john at castleamber.com> wrote:
[ web based boards ]
>> And which useful tools do you require?
> A choice of news readers to suit different people with different
- different browsers, different stylesheets, different board styles
There is often a search function, which filters away everything that
doesn't match. There are also things like word filters, etc.
> kill files,
> etc. etc.
> A forum provides a
> single, usually rather limited, interface for the user with no way for
> the user to change it radically.
Does the user want this? And with a user stylesheet you can change it
quite radically :-)
And in return the user gets: colors, fonts, font sizes, embedding of
images, flash, you name it. Moving avatars, even sounds.
Oh, yes, I would love to see an XML interface on the board I use. Maybe
I can just install a mod, or write one myself.
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