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Here you suggest: "One code to generate a page from a reclist, with a parameter on which type of rec is being looked up." I doubt this programming strategy is feasible or desirable for a number of reasons. Chief among these is reversability of recommendation and "section" assignment at any time. Note that irreversibility of assignment poses a host of ethical challenges to site administrators that guarantee future so-called debates about ideology, validity, and "user-friendly" and authoritarian functionality.

You are suggesting that it is impossible to generate the reclist, since given the ability to generate the reclist, there is the ability to generate a page from the top items in the reclist.


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sun May 31st, 2009 at 05:30:41 PM EST
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