Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Hide and Seek at W3C
Author: Mark Kennedy Posted: 10/22/1999; 6:44:08 AM Topic: Hide and Seek at W3C Msg #: 12240 Prev/Next: 12239 / 12241
I just have to share this with someone :-)
I tried to go to http://www.w3.org/ this morning for some research, and I received a "Sorry, Forbidden" message on the main page. Weird, 'cause the guy at the workstation next to me could get in no problem...
Anyway, at the bottom of the error page is a link that says "Webmaster", so I clicked through so I could drop a note. That's when the fun began!
They basically dare you to find an email address to contact the webmaster. It's a tricky (and aggravating) game of hide and seek. If you've never experienced this before, try this URL:
and see how long it takes to find the webmaster's address.
I guess I really can't blame them; they must have been getting crushed with mail asking bad questions. But I think their solution seems a bit convoluted.
BTW, I still can't get to their main page from my workstation. Does anyone else have this problem? Curious...
There are responses to this message:
- Re: Hide and Seek at W3C, Edd Dumbill, 10/22/1999; 7:09:42 AM
- Re: Hide and Seek at W3C, Luke Tymowski, 10/22/1999; 7:30:37 AM
- Re: Hide and Seek at W3C, Luke Tymowski, 10/22/1999; 7:39:20 AM
- Re: Hide and Seek at W3C, Mark Kennedy, 10/22/1999; 11:08:40 AM
- Re: Hide and Seek at W3C, Bruce Hollebone, 10/22/1999; 11:55:16 AM
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