Re: read this and thought of MOS
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:40:30 +0000
In my opinion the technology used should be determined by what the users are there to do. In the case of MOS or any forum-style site, I don't see flash or ajax adding to the user experience. Flash and ajax are all about interactivity, which isn't really what people go to MOS and forums for. They just want to read.
The HTML version of MOS is better than the flash one, but I still think it is worse than the old APEX ver
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Guillermo Alan Bort
> I want to combine imagemaps and flash, can I do that? also, I want my
> e-mails to the list to have a mosaic background and a golden ribbon on the
> right. Also, I want every word to be in a different font face.
> Now in all seriousness... This guy says Flash was the boom (whole site is
> a flash app) in 2000... now, 10 years later, Oracle moves their support
> platform entirely to flash. ARE YOU KIDDING? I don't know if AJAX would be
> any better... to be honest, I have yet to find a good implementation of a
> knowledge base. And as for support requests, I'd expect something FAR
> better... something similar to vbulletin style boards for support requests
> Anyway, I don't want this to turn into a MOS rant, so I'll go break a
> database now...
> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 6:24 PM, Jared Still <jkstill_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 2:52 AM, Niall Litchfield
>> <niall.litchfield_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have considered taking my web site back to HTML with
>> m4 macros and frames, rather than the now broken CMS
>> it is running on.
>> Yes, frames. I don't care who doesn't like them.
>> Life was easier with text, HTML and m4.
>> Jared Still
>> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
>> Oracle Blog: http://jkstill.blogspot.com
>> Home Page: http://jaredstill.com