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Re: Sitefinder II, the sequel...
On Thu, 13 Jul 2006 11:48:55 EDT, "Patrick W. Gilmore" said: > > On Jul 13, 2006, at 11:35 AM, Larry Smith wrote: > > >> Is it? If you type "fobar" and the domain does not exist, is it rude > >> to return foobar? Or is it helpful? > > > > Hmmm, while a "good" question - how about another example, > > someone mistypes whitehouse.gov - do you return the "real" > > whitehouse.gov or > > the whitehouse.com site ??? > > Note: "and the domain does not exist". Whitehouse.gov absolutely > exists. So... I enter "whitehorse.gov". Who wins, the guy at 1600 Pennsylvania, or the guy who's got whitehorse.com parked at GoDaddy? I can see this as being *loads* of fun in combination with browsers that auto-complete URLs for you (I know of at least one that will keep auto-completing a typo in preference to what you *wanted*. Blech. ;) "Where do you want to go today?" :)