Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Yesterday, at Chrome Dev Summit, the Chrome team toyed with the idea of showing the badge "usually loads slow" (as an aside: does modern grammar consider this an adjective still, due to morphology, or an adverb, due to syntactic role?) while loading poorly performing sites:

Reaction of the dev crowd? Overwhelmingly negative (thread):

It’s interesting how differently people perceive it from me. As a user, I would probably be rather reassured by this badge — I would know that I’d have to be patient if I wanted to get to this site ("it sets expectations", as someone similarly minded said in that thread). But mine is a minority opinion.

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