[Ubuntu-SG] The friendly and un-friendly ...

Ho Yi Hao hounited1 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 07:41:23 UTC 2009


It seems that alot of web designer nowadays thinks that a website in  
flash is cool but fail to understand the impact it has on slower  
computers.

Let's us all vote for Linux friendly website!

Sent from my iPod
With regards,
Yi hao

On 29-Oct-2009, at 15:02, suhaw koh <kohsuhaw at gmail.com> wrote:

> You know about the Singapore Government Web Excellence Awards ?
>    https://www.webawards.gov.sg/
>
> That website itself is terrible with everything in flash.
>
> But if somebody can list the Open Source-friendly websites here, we  
> can go vote for them.
>
> Cheers.
>
>
>
> suhaw
>
>
>
> 2009/10/29 Muhammad Heidir <dave33bravo at yahoo.com.sg>
> On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 12:15 +0800, frasirchan at gmail.com wrote:
> > Following Gov web are Firefox friendly: HDB Immigration Un- 
> friendly Gov web
> > site: One-Motoring {consider this Gov because LTA services are here}
> >
> >
>
> Most of the government websites are unfriendly because they tend to  
> use
> ASP or ASP.NET to power their websites.
>
> To ask them to convert to PHP or some thing else is a big problem,
> because their infrastructure already revolve around it. The only way  
> is
> to make them follow strict W3C/HTML standards.
>
> And it is not just government websites, even most educational  
> instuition
> website, namely UniSIM (http://www.unisim.edu.sg). Even worse, they  
> love
> to open pop ups whenever a link is clicked. I have already given
> feedback but still no reply or response.
>
> But the best i've seen are the banks website. Once you tell them to  
> fix,
> they will get it fixed. (From others experience). So far, I have no
> issue with POSB Internet Banking within Firefox and notably Ubuntu.
>
> Is there a way to make the government listen to citizens? Or should  
> the
> citizens just listen and get crapped by the government? Maybe I sound
> political here, but its the tax payers money, we deserve something,
> right?
>
> --
> Best Regards,
> Muhammad Heidir
>
> Multiply:doksg | Yahoo!:dave33bravo
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