That was the spirit of my first post; after that ruff and I had, what I felt was, a reasonable brief conversation about Google’s tracking… It’s unfortunate you see that as whining.
Nice, I didn’t expect you to change this event but it’s nice to hear that this will have an effect on future events.
Is that not what I did in my first post asking the question about this requiring a Google account?
And yes, before someone points it out, I do see that my initial question could be taken as a passive aggressive statement; the intent was more tongue in cheek while also being curious if this thread was intended as an alternate entry method.
Based on @hackersgame most recent post I believe that both aspects of my question were answered.