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