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FQDN change to hints.macworld.com
Authored by: tedw on Aug 21, '10 01:16:48PM

I don't really care what the site is called. Well, ok, if they redomained it as HotXXXMacAdvice.com I might get a little perturbed... And I don't really care who runs the site as long as (a) the site runs well, and (b) I don't get the sense I'm being used as slave labor. I don't much mind endorsing McWerld (or gŁgle if it came to that) - if they want to foot the bill for the site without expressly trying to make a profit off of me, I think that's fair enough.

And frankly (no offense to anyone) the software could use a decent overhaul. The forums are better structured than the hints section, and the hints section isn't that bad, but you can tell that the software is pushing its limits.

I'm content to wait and see. If this little change starts expanding into bigger changes, and those bigger changes start to annoy me, then I will go find another way to waste my time and that will be their loss. I'm pretty sure they're aware that this site would be nothing without the contributors, and so I'm pretty sure they will make appropriate efforts to keep contributors' good will. Either way, though, there's no sense fretting over what amounts to an accounting gambit.



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FQDN change to hints.macworld.com
Authored by: crarko on Aug 21, '10 01:27:32PM

Yeah, I think Geeklog's days are numbered. It would be nice to have something with a decent search, and where we could integrate the user database with the forum's, so people don't have to register twice any more.

I hope some people enjoy those things.



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