proposal for new website design

Nicolas Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at
Sun Dec 27 23:47:22 UTC 2009

Sam S. wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 9:02 AM, Niko Sams
> <niko.sams at> wrote:
>>> Flags should never be used for language selection anyway. Flags
>>> represent countries, not languages.
> Well, they're the best available graphical elements for representing
> languages, too... Pretty much everyone does it like that.

Since when is "everyone else does it" a valid argument? Pretty much everyone 
has invalid HTML code too, that doesn't make it right.

> If you see a flag icon on a web page, you'll instantly know that's
> where you can select the website language. That's why it's important
> to show it.

If a Brazilian sees the Portugal flag, he may not even know what it is.


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