RE: Why Lynx-compatibility matters (was RE: Lotsa laughs)
> -----Original Message----- > From: David Megginson [SMTP:david@m...] > > Didier PH Martin writes: > > > Lynx? Do you have a time machine? :-) > > Until very recently (a few months ago), I still used Lynx to read HTML > documentation quickly when I was already in a shell. > > Actually, I think that the Lynx test is a very good one, since it > probably mirrors many of the limitations that will exist in early > palm-top or cell-phone browsers (can you imagine 5 frames and a giant > splash graphic on a 2"x3" handheld screen?). > > All Web sites should be able to display some kind of useful > information in Lynx, either by browser sniffing or even just using the > <noframes> element. It's not rocket science -- if your Web designer > doesn't know how to do it, it's time to go shopping. > The latest version of Lynx supports frames, and also has the most compliant CSS implementation out there <g>... I still use Lynx quite a bit when Netscape on Linux really ticks me off (Netscape on glibc based Linux is as stable as MSWord 2.0 was...) Matt. xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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