confusion on rss link on hgweb

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Sun Sep 18 23:47:36 CDT 2005


On Sun, Sep 18, 2005 at 09:05:41PM -0700, TK Soh wrote:
> --- Matt Mackall <mpm at selenic.com> wrote:
> > > I am aware of the active bookmarks, but wondering if the link will serve to
> > > confuse users. 
> > 
> > About half the websites in existence have an RSS link that works the
> > same way.
> 
> I assume that you mean 'confusing users the same way'. Being common doesn't
> make it correct, else MS-Windows will be the ultimate OS.

If we hide it, how will folks with non-RSS-savvy browsers find the RSS
feeds?

It's never been the case that all website links point to something a browser
knows how to display.

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