[NH] Re: Lynx
- Two replies in one message, so I can answer Lotta and keep this
on-topic same time :)
--- In ntb-html@y..., loro <loro@h...> wrote:
> What is cp850? A DOS thing?
Standards are nice, especially when everyone can have their own! :)
--- In ntb-html@y..., "Adam Weston" <adam_weston@h...> wrote:
> Are the people looking at your site going to be using text only
I worked two years for local library, maintaining site with over
10,000 users a day on average. I bet some of them used Lynx, at
least I did.
If your site is full of Flash and graphical content, it's questionable
if text browser -friendliness is worth the time spent, but even in
that case I would tell that on the front page. If the main content is
textual, there is no reason to exclude text browsers. A nice example
of that (with standard compliant code, which I couldn't do for several
reasons) is www.alistapart.com - there are some broblems with Lynx
> I guess it could be worthwhile to use it to make sure a site will
> be usable for screen readers or braille output. Other than that,
> why use Lynx?
Mainly for the reason you stated, also because Lynx is still the
fastest browser around.