[PGCanada] Re: Plans for website

Jen Zed jenzed at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 12:39:39 PDT 2005

Oh, it was *never* my intention to make registration mandatory.
Absolutely not. No way. Registration will only be required if people
want to use user-based features, like favourites, bookmarks, tagging,
discussions, etc.


On Apr 8, 2005 12:12 PM, Andrew Sly <sly at victoria.tc.ca> wrote:
> I've thought about this a little more. And yes, favourites,
> tagging, and "community" features are good _if people want them_.
> But on the other hand, I have many times taken a look at a
> potentially interesting web site, only to see that I have to
> register or create an account to access any content, and then
> I leave without looking any further.
> So i would suggest that free un-encumbered access to the
> texts in the collection is needed.
> Andrew
> On Fri, 8 Apr 2005, Jen Zed wrote:
> > hmmmm...yeah, I should probably think of the site architecture as
> > "core" (book search / book display) and "extended" (accounts,
> > favourites, tagging, etc). The "extended" interface could be enabled
> > or disabled by the webmaster or the user (or based on the language
> > selected on the portal page) ... more on the wiki:
> > http://www.jenzed.com/pgcawiki/pmwiki.php?n=Main.PortalPlan
> >
> > Good feedback, Andrew - thanks for preventing me from riding madly off
> > in all directions. :)
> >
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