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posted by janrinok on Wednesday March 12 2014, @11:33PM   Printer-friendly
from the I-was-doing-OK-until-it-mentioned-perl dept.

xyzzyyzzyx writes:

"Avantslash is touting a user hosted perl script that, if paired with any web browser with JavaScript, promises to shave crucial bytes off of the standard Slash-based experience, one of which is our very own SoylentNews. Audiences include those with very limited bandwidth, such as those in developing countries with only 2G mobile access or dialup."

 
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  • (Score: 1) by iWantToKeepAnon on Thursday March 13 2014, @07:49PM

    by iWantToKeepAnon (686) Subscriber Badge on Thursday March 13 2014, @07:49PM (#16064) Homepage Journal

    In plugins/FireHose/templates/list;firehose;default (line 18):
      IF user.noicons || user.simpledesign || user.lowbandwidth || user.pda;

    And plugins/FireHose/templates/dispStory;misc;default (line 79):
      [% IF user.noicons || user.simpledesign || user.lowbandwidth || user.pda %]

    So what is "pda", where is it set (not on the homepage prefs near No Icons, Simple Design, and Low Bandwidth), and was that an attempt at a mobile setting?

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