April 20, 2003 at 9:50 pm #21777
Make some categories, and move all the links into the categories. Rename any post that doesn’t give the site name, and edit others that have details in the title, put the details into the body of the post. Lastly, take the posts with multiple links and give one link per post.
1) Sierra Employee Links
2) Fangame Links
3) Fansite Links
April 21, 2003 at 11:19 pm #21778
(Suggestion on New Area)
A technical depository for files and fixes for the games. An example being the audblast.drv file that allows extended compatibilty for certian games, The last patches that were released, links common programs used to assist in running older games on newer hardware and OS’s. I mean, What good would haveing the information about the game without some kind of help in getting it to run? Just a thought.
December 12, 2003 at 9:47 am #21779
(User generated links should bring up a new browser window.)
When clicking on links that other users attach to their messages, I would recommend spawning an entirely new browser window to host that link instead of redirecting my current browser window to the link. I have always found this to be a nuisance with web sites. Does anyone else feel the same way?
I say this because I almost always find myself wanting to go back to the page that started the redirection. Let’s say I click on a link on this site and it redirects the main browser. I then get caught up on that site and start surfing all sorts of other pages within that site. Eventually, I will want to get back to the original page that started the whole process. If I am in the same window, I will have to “back button” to death in hopes of finding the original page. If the link had spawned a new window this would never be an issue. Am I making any sense?
December 12, 2003 at 1:16 pm #21780
(re: User generated links should bring up a new browser window.)
I agree that links to websites should open in a new browser window.
December 12, 2003 at 5:00 pm #21781
(re: re: User generated links should bring up a new browser window.) OK — I’ll add an option for this on the next major release (being able to ask that links open in a new window).
December 13, 2003 at 6:03 am #21782
(re: re: re: User generated links should bring up a new browser window.) I personally wouldn’t… there’s a lot of discussion on this very topic across many web development sites. A link is a link and the power of opening one up in situ or in a new page is in the hands of the user. A user can easily use shift-click or right click, open in new…
‘Some’ users’ don’t want to have pop-up windows and (obviously) some do.
Take a look at the XHTML spec, the target attribute is deprecated (as it was in HTML 4 strict). You can of course ignore the [X]HTML doctype and place any old ‘code’ in and most browsers would be ‘happy’.