Who cares if the customer adds salt? 2001-7-3 (Technology) Larry Niven said that technology changes ethics, which is the situation being forced on content authors today as browsers and other client-side tools - most controversially Microsoft Smart Tags - promise to permamently contaminate the reading experience. What would Ayn Rand have thought about that?
Against Dave Winer's grassroots campaign of elitist designers:
While you can certainly place arbitrary and politically oriented restrictions on your site if you want to, remember that the contempt flows both ways: the reader doesn't have to put up with that crap if she doesn't want to. A preacher doesn't score a victory against Satan by shooting his own congregation.