Coding errors left the edit kit interface on the UK government's citizens' portal visible last week. Hmmm. Excuse me but your HTML is showing Although the interface of Direct.gov.uk was visible, a faux pas akin to exposing the site's undergarments to public view, more serious mischief wasn't possible. The interface didn't have …
open gumment in action ;-)
as opposed to open gumment inaction
Clearly, HMG have taken underwear exposure lessons from dear Paris
So more like...
... leaving one's chastity belt on display then, if nothing naughty could happen after exposure?
Sounds like the code monkies responsible should show up to the Reg event that has ll these yellow banners littered around the page. I thought it was a comical irony at first then realised it's in the Security section *slaps self*. UK.gov could do with a few reps there too for that matter :)
Paris cos she's just as stupid
Is misspelling a French phrase a faux-pas?
Re: Faux-pax Faux-pas
I believe it is a nom-sequitur.
seem to have created a "perpetual IT f**k-ups engine"
Just like buses , there'll be another gov't IT f**k-up along soon.
Ah, I see what you did there.
You made the latin - 'non-sequitur' - sound all French-like by changing it to 'nom-sequitur'. A cunning linguist indeed.
Or maybe it was a typo...
Create your own Govt Policy?
"Faux-pas? Faut pas."
Doesn't that mean 'not fake'?
"Faux pas" literally means "bad step". In other words, someone guilty of a "faux pas" just had a stumble on the social walk of life.