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Linux Journal: Won't Make Your Web Site Work with Linux? We'll Do It for You.

Jan 24, 2002, 19:31 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brenno J.S.A.A.F. De Winter)

[ Thanks to Don Marti for this link. ]

"Because of some JavaScript used on the site, the Dutch railway system web site only supported Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 4.5 and up as valid browsers when the site premiered, leaving users of other browsers without train information. The site also announced that only MSIE was supported, further driving people away.

For web developers Peter Blokland, Valentijn Sessink and Wiard Gorter, enough was enough. They decided to build a shadow web site that shows travelers needed information in a standardized way, so that everybody could read it no matter what browser they used."

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