[kwlug-disc] DuckDuckGo.com -- an alternate search engine
unsolicited at swiz.ca
Tue Jul 27 21:44:17 EDT 2010
Ralph Janke wrote, On 07/27/2010 9:15 PM:
> On July 27, 2010 07:27:40 pm unsolicited wrote:
>> Networking in and of itself should not be bad.
>> NoScript, at least, provides a selective, and temporary, mechanism to
>> unnecessary consumption of unwanted bandwidth, if you don't remember
>> to revoke those temporary permissions. (Which makes NoScript,
>> unfortunately, an incompletely satisfying sole approach.)
>> To say, in this day and age "Well, just don't use it, then." is fatuous.
Ah! Agreed. And I apologize if I gave that impression.
However, the way it has turned out to be used in the practical world
means that I would rather disable it, then selectively enable bits of
it, rather than the other way around. Even if I had the facilities to
do so. And the phrase 'putting the cart before the horse' comes to mind.
overwhelmingly useful, particularly on simple search engines, that I
am willing to carte blanche enable it, then try to, after the fact,
contain it to only its useful bits.
its saturation level, just happens to be the front line victim, or
culprit, in this thread.
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