[racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Dec 20 14:14:39 EST 2011

On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 2:10 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> Just now, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
>> > Eli Barzilay wrote at 12/20/2011 01:45 PM:
>> >
>> >> and there no sane way to debug it other than viewing it in all browsers.
>> >
>> > Asumu, it seems like you're on a good track, but after you get the
>> > layout how you like it in your browser, I don't envy you the
>> > cross-browser testing to which Eli refers. :)
>> Eli, do we have some nicely summarized information about what
>> user-agents we see with what frequency?
> That's easy to get, but it won't help much.

I still think it would be interesting if you can provide it.

> (As an example why it doesn't: I've reorganized the examples section
> at some point to have the text laid out logically for a few vocal
> people criticizing how the page rendered in lynx -- yet I don't think
> that it would show up in the logs...)

I assume `lynx' has an appropriate user-agent string.  But on the
broader issue, I think it's more important to have a website that
looks like we're a serious language that people might use to develop
applications in 2011 than one that looks good in lynx.
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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