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Re: New interface on Metalink to do queries ...

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 10:24:26 -0800
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On 11/12/2003 12:59:25 PM, "Jesse, Rich" wrote:
> And yet it STILL returns articles about DEC's RDB.
> Wasn't the new/improved MetaLink supposed to be out Q1 of *this* year? All
> I want is valid HTML, no %$#*( frames, and no hits that I can't view or that
> don't apply to my search (e.g. DEC RDB, Apps, etc.).

Knowing oracle's knack for disgusting user interfaces, which shouldn't be used after a meal, we will get an abomination which will contain Java applets, lots of JavaScript, icons and flashing pictures, may be even some sound, like playing Mozart's concerto No. 40 in G-minor or Tchaikovsky's 1812 overture whenever the "submit" button is pressed, and then returning a bunch of unusable documents which you are not entitled to see.
I must say, it's still better then playing Ludacris or Eminem to the unsuspecting Metalink users. BTW, oracle white papers in the rap format, sung by Ludacris would be a blast, when I come to think of it.

Mladen Gogala
Oracle DBA

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