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Old 10-03-2006, 03:16 PM   #1
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Default Is this the longest web page ever!?

Here is a link to a very long page!! I dare anyone to read all of it!!

Any contenders!?

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Old 10-03-2006, 07:33 PM   #2
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Pretty impressive! I did run into one longer, but it was a while ago and I ran away never to return, once I got whatever I needed. All I remember is that it took several minutes to load and I had to keep scrolling down to force it to load the next bit. All I can say is that I must have needed the info pretty badly to have waded through it.

   
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Oh, it's "only" 1444.77 KB (according to Moz's "page info"). In this day and age, that's not very large, really.

Early nineties, when access was through a 14K4 modem, I once ran into a page that was an impressive 815 KB - by comparison with today's line speeds (even with a modem) that was much, much larger than this page! It took minutes to load, too. But that was during the beginning of the web, and not everyone had yet cottoned on to the idea that you could split one original document into several hyperlinked pages...

   
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http://www.estatestoday.co.uk may not be the longest, but it could be the widest. The owner BTW refuses to have anything to do with Bill Gates and all his stuff is created in a foreign language as far as I am concerned.

What are .cfm files and how can I display and amend them? In IE they read OK online, but not on my offline computer.

   
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The owner BTW refuses to have anything to do with Bill Gates and all his stuff is created in a foreign language as far as I am concerned.
No excuse really - you should still use proper doctypes etc. What about all those Mac users, are they also speaking a foreign language!?

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This is the file format of Adobe/Macromedia Coldfusion. It works fine on my Linux system (Nothing of Bills stuff here!).

   
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They are Coldfusion files - you need to be running a local version of Coldfusion server to read them off-line, although you can use HomeSite or DreamWeaver to edit them.

   
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http://www.estatestoday.co.uk may not be the longest, but it could be the widest.
It's wide indeed, but I have seen wider - for an art or photo gallery, with all images arranged next to each other. For that purpose it worked rather nicely, too (and you couild navigate with anchors as well). For this page - it's confusing as many people would not notice the scroll bar and there is no other navigation mechanism.

   
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Hi, my name is Andrea and I'm both a graphic designer and a cohost at the Electric Minds community. (No, I didn't design the site.) Your link goes to a topic within a conference at Electric Minds. When viewing the topics from within eMinds, you only get the last 20 posts at the maximum; less if you've been keeping up with the ongoing conversation. It's not really meant to be read all at once the way you've presented it. That would indeed be daunting!
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