[pmwiki-users] DetectMobile misidentifies lynx

Eric Forgeot eforgeot at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 02:47:59 CDT 2012

I think it was done on purpose: mobile website are ofter lighter than
full website, so it's ofter better to use the mobile version with lynx
(for my website, at least)

2012/7/5 Lars Eighner <surname at larseighner.com>:
> detect_mobile.php incorrectly identifies the lynx browser as a mobile
> device.
> Until you know this, you may spend many hours trying to figure out why pages
> are messed up in lynx.  The breakage which results from treating lynx as a
> mobile device may result in defeating accessibility features authors have
> included for those who use lynx in conjunction with text-to-speech software
> and in poor readibility for sighted users of lynx.
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