What do they say about imitation again?

Compare this site: www.capgemini.com
with this one: www.advection.net

This is not the first time we get our corporate site ripped off by clueless or unscrupulous people (cf. Google cache is my friend) but this time, with a pure CSS design, it's never been easier to steal a design. Here they copied our XHTML structure and CSS stylesheets, and just changed a couple of colors.

They got a mention at Pirated Sites, so it's been going on for some time.

Unleashing the dogs now...

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A quick search retunr these versions:

"l'imitation est la plus belle forme de flaterie"

"imitation is the best form of flaterie"

But they do not feel exactly right.

;-)

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