Re: Semi-OT: Thoughts on Flash pages in MetaLink?
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 11:33:32 -0700
On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 9:51 AM, Rich Jesse <rjoralist_at_society.servebeer.com> wrote:
> Just poking around the new-ish Metalink Flash-based design in the SCM area.
> It looks prettier, but the interface seems, well, annoying. Maybe I'm just
> getting old and stuck in my old ways, but I think it's be more difficult to
Agreed, pretty but impractical.
> It's Flash, so it comes with all the Flash limitations -- can't view in
> browsers (e.g. mobile), breaks browser's "Back" and "History"
> heavier net traffic and local GUIfication makes it slower, etc.
All of the above.
> Also with the Flash page I can only pull up one article at a time.
I responded that this was a serious liability.
Some other concerns:
Searching on document number - I see no way to do that.
Plug the ML # into the search bar, and you have to guess which document it
Bug database? How do you search on that? I didn't see the advanced search. Maybe it's there and I just did not see it.
-- Jared Still Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-lReceived on Wed Jul 02 2008 - 13:33:32 CDT