[wp-hackers] Plugin Challenge: Post from an iPhone
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Mon Sep 17 15:41:15 GMT 2007
You should read the 3 messages that preceded your message in that
Sent yesterday by Viper and I.
On Sep 17, 2007, at 10:29, Stephen Rider wrote:
> I agree with you in principle, _but_...
> The iPhone has a hugely more sophisticated web browser than pretty
> much any mobile machine out there. The thing basically runs a full
> deesktop browser.
> This has two ramifications with regards to a "mobile interface"
> 1) It can actually run the regular WP interface pretty well
> 2) As more website and such code for the advanced capabilities of
> the iPhone, it is pushing hard on other producers to create mobile
> devices that can handle complex sites.
> I don't think it's a bad idea to create a _really_ stripped-down
> interface for run-of-the-mill mobile devices, but I like the idea
> of creating a full-function (or most-function) for devices that are
> on this high level. Other devices will catch up in time -- the
> market demands it. :)
> I want to figure out how well the iPhone runs Ajax.
> I have some strong ideas about interface. I'll write again when
> I've had a bit of time...
> On Sep 12, 2007, at 9:20 PM, Mark Jaquith wrote:
>> A lot of "for iPhone" sites *don't* do so well in other devices
>> because they count on iPhone-level JS support and MobileSafari-
>> specific features. Heck, most "for iPhone" sites don't work on
>> Desktop Safari or Firefox. Would be nice for people to develop
>> sites that work well on all mobile devices (iPhone/iPod Touch
>> included), and not just sites that emulate the iPhone interface.
>> Because no matter how popular those Apple devices become, it's
>> still a very small portion of the mobile universe.
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