Berklix Avoids Glitz,
& is Truly FREE &
NO Fees charged for event attenders & organisers,
list members & owners etc, (unlike eg
internations, meetup etc). Free
Robot). NO Paid Adverts (despite
offers). NO Cookies .
Harvesting (referral meta data etc). NO
swamps of hidden external links slowing page display
eg NO Google Analytics for ads). NO click
bait farms. NO Animation. NO Flash
(proprietary). NO bloated
inefficient HTML (generated by packages).
or PHP (except what 3rd party PD Source code such as
Openwebmail Mailman etc might or not install).
NO scripts, slowing & breaking
NO Placement render failures. NO style sheets.
NO page counter delays (slowing pages).
NO regular changes to tickle search engines. NO
window size forcing (wasting border pixels).
NO dark fonts on darker backgrounds. NO text
obscured by background graphics
. NO font size
& style forcing (just bold & italic).
No text colour forcing (Almost, except ~3 pages &
red warnings). NO text in graphics you can't mouse copy
(except logos). NO PDFs you can't mouse
copy text from within (if we wrote them, but imports
may vary). NO obscured URLs you can't quote
(some sites randomise dynamically to prevent users
quoting exact web refs, & to break search
engines). NO audio bursting out unexpected.
NO particular browser preferred (text browsers
OK). NO forcing of human language from
NO high speed line needed. NO servers with viral
proprietary software. (we use FreeBSD).
NO proprietary formats (Microsoft etc).
NO web forums (needing extra work, paid by ads
& burdened by trolls & egotistic censors).
NO mail lists open to unsubscribed 3rd parties, needing
moderators aka censors. NO commissions & kickbacks
from firms. NO paid links. NO mail lists sold
(despite requests). NO intent to build
site then later sell users (eg