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TECH: Re: Underlining

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Wednesday, April 11, 2007, 14:56

Benct Philip Jonsson writes:
> Philip Newton skrev: > > On 4/11/07, T. A. McLeay <conlang@...> wrote: > >> [*]: I find Wikipedia, when I'm not logged in and running > >> on a browser other than my normal ones, particularly > >> irritating, because you often get [[annoying]] [[links]] > >> [[like]] [[this]], and with no underlining it's > >> impossible to tell that each word is a separate link, > >> rather than just one long one. > > > > Same here. Plus I find that links that are underlined are > > more distinct from surrounding text than links that are > > merely a different colour. Rather annoying choice > > Wikipedia made. > > I agree entirely of course. ...
I don't! I do not like underlined links at all, because they destroy the visual purity of the text. If you have many links, your text become more and more ugly. And it is the web designer's duty to prevent people from seeing ugly text. :-P But it's nice that there are user preferences overriding what web designers think. :-) **Henrik


Benct Philip Jonsson <conlang@...>
David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...>