[Haifux] [HAIFUX Workshop] The Web Rant Workshop

Shahar Dag dag at cs.technion.ac.il
Wed Apr 28 09:56:47 MSD 2010

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at gmail.com>
To: "Shahar Dag" <dag at cs.technion.ac.il>
Cc: "Haifux" <haifux at haifux.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 5:11 PM
Subject: Re: [Haifux] [HAIFUX Workshop] The Web Rant Workshop

>> I disagree with the suggestion to hide the browser we use.
>> If I, as a web muster that works with IE will get some complain, I will
>> check it in IE.
>> As a result I will find it a false complain and I will be angry with the
>> dumb user.
>> On the other end if he would mention FireFox I will check it with IE & 
>> with
>> FireFox and at list verify the problem
> Then you are not a good web master. One, you should be checking in
> more than just IE, and if you are so lazy as to not check in any other
> browser than I have no problems with making you angry. Two, you should
> know enough to ask the user what browser he is using.
> Web masters who assume that IE is the only browser are exactly who
> needs to be targeted to fix the problem.
> -- 
> Dotan Cohen

It is true that I am not a good web master.

Failing to test other browsers is not always out of laziness, sometimes is 
just ignorance.

And any how, I think that we want the web master cooperation so why annoy 
him with missing data.


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