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From: Kevin Carhart <kevin@carhart.net>
To: edbrowse-dev@lists.the-brannons.com
Subject: Re: [edbrowse-dev] Good Morning America fun
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2019 21:56:58 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1906072153570.12961@carhart.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190507171501.eklhad@comcast.net>

You're on fire, that's great!  matchMedia has turned up here and there for 
me recently so it should help with many sites.

On Fri, 7 Jun 2019, Karl Dahlke wrote:

> I've always said, newspaper and tv websites are the worst.
> They're just disseminating information, basically readonly, they don't have to be complicated, but they are!
> Almost all of them I turn js off, browse, jump to h1, and there's the story.
> Well a few don't work like that, like nasa.gov, and I've already talked about that one at length.
> Yesterday I wanted to read a story that somebody linked to,
> https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/culture/story/real-life-iron-man-robert-downey-jr-launches-63499797
> With js off, nothing!
> With js on, just one line.
> Time for debugging.
> I fixed one thing after another after another after another,
> see the various commits in the last 24 hours,
> and if you pull all those then bring up the site,
> 402 lines, including the story, and links to various other stories.
> So it works!
> The story is fluff, cause it's GMA and not a real science outlet, but oh well.
> The point is, this kind of debugging was flat out impossible without the snapshot() feature
> that lets me make a (mostly) local copy of the website.
> Then I put in alerts and breakpoints and so on.
> The local copy isn't true in every way.
> When I bring it up I only get 169 of the 402 lines, not sure why,
> some xhr stuff pulls in the story and has to run off the real website, but stil, still,
> all the debugging I could do, and it's kinda fun.
> Brousing this site is really slow, as are some others,
> and I should probably stop debugging and look at performance, cause you don't really want to wait 2 minutes for this news story.
> Karl Dahlke

      reply	other threads:[~2019-06-08  4:57 UTC|newest]

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2019-06-07 21:15 Karl Dahlke
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