Re: Pre-fetching some URLs

From: Ong Beng Hui <>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 11:38:34 +0800 (SST)

> I have never gotten mail saying "Wow, you have choosen perfect defaults!"
> We only get feedback when someone thinks the defaults are wrong.

Right on! The problem is that there isn't such thing as
default value. It is only for skrink-wrap software that
you pruchase from stores.

Another options that you might want to consider is to not
have a default and explicitly require the user to enter
the value suitable for their environment. This will
probably require some example value that they can use.

Well, we can all publish our preferred value for our

> If this is a big problem, then we should form some sort of group (with
> votes etc.) to select appropriate default values.


Ong Beng Hui
...yet another day in an ISP business
...and they lived happily ever after
Received on Thu Oct 24 1996 - 20:38:38 MDT

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