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Drew Stevenson <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 21 Sep 2009 10:18:03 -0500
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This is where solutions like MIT's (m.mit.edu) shine so well. By  
presenting a tiered design that replicates basic functionality across  
a range of phones in the format that fits each phone best.


On Sep 17, 2009, at 1:50 PM, Sara Hurley wrote:

> That's something I actually want to talk about sometime - one thing  
> I've been concerned with as we do a redesign at SPH (getting us all  
> on the same page, technology and design-wise) is that phones have  
> such a range of support for how web pages are navigated and what  
> they do, and from what I've tried on my corner of SPH in the past  
> has looked good in some simple browsers (like on my truly awful  
> phone), but is way too simple for an iPhone interface - and the  
> mobile stylesheet in whatever form it exists in becomes the style  
> sheet even for phones, like the iPhone, that do a great job of  
> letting people browse the web as it exists for desktops.
> Does this make any sense?  It's something I've been struggling with  
> in my head - what the optimal compromise is for those style sheets.
> S
> Zachary Johnson wrote:
>> If we're going to have a group meeting themed around Mobile Web I'd  
>> be happy to go over some of my notes on making websites mobile  
>> friendly through source code ordering that I talked about a bit two  
>> years ago at MinneWebcon.
>> Zach
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