Brainstorms and Raves

Notes on Web Design, Development, Standards, Typography, Music, and More

Archives by Month: February, 2005

Listed below are excerpts and links to all weblog, blog entries, posts published during February, 2005.

Fri

25

FEB

2005

Google Toolbar’s AutoLink & The Need For Opt-Out is Danny Sullivan’s thoughtful follow-up article today on the Google toolbar AutoLink feature currently in Beta testing for Windows Internet Explorer users. He presents arguments in favor of AutoLink and opposed to it, includes links to various opinions, and he expresses his own views and concerns. This one article explains it all quite well. More: See also my post yesterday, Google’s New Toolbar Embeds Links Within Your Website Without Your Permission. (106 words, 4 links)

09:05 pm, pst25 February, 2005

Thu

24

FEB

2005

Neil Turner, of the popular Neil’s World weblog, reported last week about Google’s new toolbar feature that embeds links within your website content without your permission: Google’s new Autolink toolbar feature. Although Neil doesn’t think it’s a big deal, outrage abounds elsewhere, such as at Slashdot’s Is Google AutoLink Patent-Pending By Microsoft? where this new feature is compared to Microsoft’s Smart Tags ploy in 2001. (647 words, 17 links, 1 image)

12:15 pm, pst24 February, 2005

top ·


Visit iStockPhoto - Royalty-free stock images. Click Upload Earn, Click Download Create 

I Wrote a Book

Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists  Via amazon.com: Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists, by Shirley Kaiser. SitePoint Books (July 2006). 

Available now via: SitePoint Books, Amazon.com, Amazon.ca (Canada), Amazon.co.uk (UK), Amazon.fr (France), Amazon.de (Germany), Amazon.co.jp (Japan), Tower Books U.S. and elsewhere! You'll also help support this site and its owner if you purchase via any of these links.

Learn more at SKDesigns - Deliver First Class Web Sites and via SitePoint Books.

Recommended Books

Cover - Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists, by Shirley Kaiser. SitePoint Books (July 2006).

Cover: The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks, Practical Solutions to Common Problems, by Rachel Andrew 

Hand-picked best book recommendations for Web site design, CSS, graphics, Photoshop, color, accessibility, more

In association with
 In Association with Amazon.com 
http://brainstormsandraves.com/archives/2005/02/
Page last modified 21 February, 2007 - 11:56am PST Page load time: 1406252013.539410 seconds.