Re: www.afterstep.org

Bean (bean@sierra.net)
Wed, 19 Aug 1998 16:27:18 -0700 (PDT)


I'm planning on doing a text-only and a graphics version. I'm thinking
that the graphics one will load by default, but if you're using lynx or
the like, you can click on a little link at the top labeled "text only". 

On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, Ethan wrote:

> 
> On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, Rob Hoyle wrote:
> 
> > > On 19 Aug 1998, Kristoffer Tveit wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > And of course the option to browse it with _no_ (or very litle) 
> > > > graphic intensity. (Something every serious web-page should have)
> > > >  
> > > 
> > > I agree!  Make sure it looks good in Lynx! (The web browser of champions,
> > > and people with slow computers)
> > > 
> > > JD
> > Ok....
> > 
> > Well, It seems to me, that making an Afterstep site that wasnt extremely
> > intensive with graphics would be like running afterstep but, staying on
> > the virtual consoles.  Why would you make a site dedicated to a GUI, and
> > then just have text talking about it.  I think the site should be as full
> > of AS graphics as possible, (THUMBNAILED) so that people can see what a
> > beautiful thing Afterstep really is.  
> 
> The problem with graphics-intensive sites is that they take forever to 
> load - and that is unacceptable when the all the user wants is a copy of 
> the latest AfterStep, or the latest FAQ, or info on how to join the 
> mailing list, or ...
> 
> I agree, good-looking graphics are a must, but please support people with 
> slow net connections too!  Remember that they often use lynx, or Netscape 
> with auto-load-images off, to conserve bandwidth.
> 
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