On 5/12/06, Steve Block <steve.block(a)myrealbox.com> wrote:
Aggers has just referred those listeners who wish to
know what a doosra
is to the wikipedia entry. He read out the web address in that BBC
cricket commentary way, h-t-t-p and so on, which led Giles to comment
Yes, I wish the developers of the web had gone to more trouble to make
http:// invisible to users, and to discourage the use of www. etc. And
I'm also amazed how many companies seem unaware that the www. on the
front of their names is redundant. Their advertising would be snappier
with just "tcl.fr" rather than "www.tcl.fr" for instance.
that it was an awful lot of troub;le, but there you
go. James sent the
suggestion in, I'm not sure if that's one of our James' or not, but
there it is. A wikipedia mention on Test Match Special, Five Live
Sports Xtra, about 12:17 pm BST. If there's somewhere where we keep
track of such mentions, someone might want to note it.
The talk page for the article is usually the place, though personally
I find such mentions a bit tacky.