My problem with this starts with their
It indicates that the people who wrote this code have grasped the wrong end of the stick.
You might need to adjust your definition of “correctly”—
But it’s not difficult for this site: it’s a dang discussion forum.
Its purpose is to display text.
I won’t get too exercised over the clumsy prose of the message (“for the correct page display”? Ugh.):
it just merits mentioning that if you’re going to run a forum, you should set a good example of prose and communication skills for your forum-dwellers.
What I will say, is that the fact that the message is nearly unstyled, just a sentence that looks like it wandered in by accident, speaks poorly of the site owner’s attention to detail.
A WHOIS query says that
gardenweb.com has been registered since 1995, so it’s not like they just didn’t have time to get around to it
(and judging by how often I see
cgi-bin in their URLs, I’m betting that there’s a strong continuity between the 1995 version of the site and the 2013 version).