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Subject: Re: UKNM: Fast-loading sites
From: Stefan Magdalinski
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 1999 08:40:17 +0100

Vincent O'Keeffe wrote:
> > I'm trying to find some 'example' sites which download really, really
> > fast, while also displaying good design and full content. (Not much to
> > ask, really ;) )
> >
> > Any recommendations?

err. www.yahoo.com?

> If you're looking to convince someone that a fast loading site is better
> than a slow loading one, check out the following -
> http://www.pantos.org/atw/35542.html
> Main points:
> Speed is second only to legibility as the most important consideration in
> designing your web site
> Users equate speed of download with quality of information
> Increased speed = increased traffic
> In realtion to examples of sites which understand this, check out
> http://www.pwcglobal.com
> It's not exceptionally pretty, but it is nicely laid out, laden with good
> content and very fast. Compare it with http://www.ac.com - note, in
> particular, how annoying the absense of ALT tags on this site is.
> Second site, check out http://www.nua.com. Again, good content, and an
> attractive, well-organised design to support it. Perhaps my design tastes
> lean too much towards function over form, but that's what I consider good
> design to be.
> Regards,
> Vincent O' Keeffe

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  Re: UKNM: Fast-loading sites, Richard Mitchell

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