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Sidekick suck

3rd October 2002

Leonard Lin has a new HipTop—a hand-held wireless device for browsing the internet. His description of how well different sites work in the device makes for depressing reading. Blogs constructed with CSS and web standards in mind frequently fair worse than less well structured sites—it seems that rather than ignoring the CSS as it should do the device’s browser attempts to render it and mangles sites in the process. Anil Dash has an excellent summary of why this is a Bad Thing(TM) for all involved.

This is Sidekick suck by Simon Willison, posted on 3rd October 2002.

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