[TAG] Time to drop the Site Map?
debug at silentkeystroke.co.uk
Tue Oct 4 22:59:47 MSD 2005
I must admit, I do still use the Site Map page, some times when i have a
few spare minutes i just scroll down and look at the articles and pick
on that takes my fancy. Just my 2 cents worth
mso at oz.net wrote:
>[For the Mailbag.]
>We (LG's editors) are thinking about deleting the Site Map page, and would
>like to get readers' input on it. The
><a href="http://linuxgazette.net/lg_index.hmtl">Site Map</a> is basically
>a concatenation of the monthly TOCs, a kind of poor man's search engine.
>It was really useful when it was made, but now has become so huge (309 KB)
>that it's inconvenient to use, and will only get bigger. Also, our search
>engine at the time alternated between being broken, anemic, and
>nonexistent. Now we have a Google-powered search, and
><a href="http://linuxgazette.net/authors/">author pages</a> linking to all
>articles by each author. So the only other use for the Site Map seems to
>be offline searching, for people who don't have immediate access to the
>Internet. Are people using the Site Map page? Does it have any other
>uses we've missed?
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