Look at this (asp) monstrosity!!
http://www.jhm.org/ME2/Sites/dirmod.asp?sid=&type= gen&mod=Core+Pages&gid=A6CD4967199A42D9B65B1B08851C402B&SiteID= 8112722C039B4E508F0AB8552B898895
Who spec’d this site? Oh wait, that assumes someone knew what they were doing and didn’t simply leave all decisions to programmers.
When I worked at Boeing 10 years ago, we developed a simple system to “marry” human-readable URLs (in this case, something like
http://www.jhm.org/about/pastor_hagee.html) to the database gibberish reflected above. TEN years ago! And how long has TinyURL and SnipURL been around? Gads. The more we go forward we actually go backward?