OT: ajax image galleries

andy selby andyfrommk at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 4 23:24:22 CEST 2008

> Those AJAX image widgets seem to be designed adversarially. They
> prevent tabbed browsing of images, make it difficult to link to an
> image, impose additional delays on the viewer, and introduce a new UI
> for navigating the galleries that doesn't fit in with any existing
> browser.

Yeah, I don't like them either.
What I do is right click on the image thumb and select open in a new
tab, otherwise the damn lightbox slows down my computer, and I've got
a 1.6Ghz Semperon!

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