Re: www.afterstep.org

David Mihm (davemann@ionet.net)
Wed, 19 Aug 1998 22:23:33 -0500 (CDT)


On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, J.D. Jordan wrote:

! At 03:57 PM 8/19/98 -0500, Rob Hoyle wrote:
! >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.  
! >
! >Rob
! 
! Who said it had to not have graphics? I just said make sure it looks good
! in Lynx too, IE you lable all the graphics with flags that have a name so
! they don't all show up just as [IMAGE], test the page in lynx to make sure
! it doesn't look really badly formatted, etc etc.  You can have a page with
! lots of great AS graphics, that still looks good to people useing Lynx, and
! is usable to them because of the info on AS and descriptive links to the
! pics (you can still look at them from Lynx as it spawns a graphics viewer
! such as XV or some console viewer).  Etc etc.  Also if the page looks good
! in Lynx it will look good in just about anything, Netscape, IE, Mosaic,
! what ever.
! 
! JD

	Yes, there isn't really a need to have multiple pages determined
by a "browser detection facility", just creating validated html v4.0 will
fullfil the lynx requirement. 
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