Miguel Cruz wrote:
>On Mon, 29 Apr 2002, michael kimsal wrote:
>>Miguel Cruz wrote:
>>>Some people don't use it, some people can't use it (not supported by their
>>>browsers / hardware / corporate policy), and search engines certainly
>>>won't follow those links.
>>Can someone point me to hardware that is still in active use that can't
Those don't generally support HTML either, but some WML or something
Palm's proxy service for the palm vii would translate HTML on the fly to
Call me crazy, but I have this funny feeling most people doing the kind
of projects where
>Lots of public internet kiosks
I don't think I've seen a kiosk in the past 2 years that, if it allowed
is in 'locked down' kiosks,
designers simply didn't use it
(moot point at that stage anyway).
>>Similarly, can someone point me to a company that specifically disables
>>argument held, and probably holds today some if you're targetting
>>handhelds and other 'non standard' devices. But if someone specifically
>>will not be as robust as it would otherwise be, and they probably won't
>>notice that using your site is any worse than any other site.
>I've done consulting in bank and government offices where application
>vector, this struck me as only the tiniest bit paranoid.
More than a tiny bit, imo. Any 'attack' worth its salt has been through
outlook - people should
>Go to any of the truly major sites, the ones that depend on getting large
>numbers of people in and have mastered the art of doing it gracefully, and
>MSNBC.com works fine without it. Likewise Yahoo, CNN, eBay, Amazon, etc.
I'm more than aware of the approach of large players.
I was not advocating using JS exclusively to the point of not working
without it, but
it seemed the advice was 'don't use it at all'. That's what I was
getting from it before.
MSDN, on the other hand, pretty much demands "latest IE" only or else
nothing works -
their prerogative to do so, I guess.
>>IMO, it's now like targetting only websafe colors because some people
>>might only browse in 256 colors. If they do that, about 80% of the
>>web's content will look like crap anyway, and they won't specifically
>>think my stuff looks all that much worse than anyone else's.
>With current versions of Netscape and Mac browsers, I frequently see areas
>of flat (HTML-specified) color not matching non-web-safe GIF and JPEG
>colors. This creates unsightly seams (like not wearing a panty-liner, I
PNGs cause more problem, ime, than anything else because IE doesn't
render them properly.
BTW, did you mean 'current version' of NS as '4.7x' or '6.x'. Just
people mean by 'current' NS these days. :)
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