[wp-hackers] Re: Blogroll, Bookmarks, Links?

Leonid Mamchenkov leonid at mamchenkov.net
Fri Jun 22 06:48:13 GMT 2007


On 6/22/07, Scot Hacker <shacker at birdhouse.org> wrote:
> > From: "Charles" <lists07 at wiltgen.net>
> >
> > I'm embarrassed to be jumping into this thread, but Bookmarks/
> > Favorites are
> > a browser feature.  Pages have "links", not "bookmarks" or
> > "favorites".  You
> > bookmark a link, or add a link to favorites.
> Well put.  "Links" is short and to the point,  unambiguous.
> "Bookmarks" sounds like a feature  that's somehow integrated with the
> browser, or aware of the author's personal collection of URLs. I
> would have to explain the concept of "Bookmarks" to clients almost as
> much as I have to explain the current "Blogroll." "Links" would
> require little or no explanation. It is what it says it is.  I don't
> get the appeal of "Bookmarks" at all. Why create needless confusion?

Nicely put, indeed.  I'd second this.

A link is a link.  No matter if it is in the text of the post or on
the sidebar or in the footer.  It's still just a link.

Leonid Mamchenkov

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