Wikipedia on handheld devices

Paul Makepeace paulm at
Tue Jul 10 16:34:28 BST 2007

Not sure if this is any use, a web proxy for mobiles,





On 7/5/07, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
> My project for the last few days has been :
> This was prompted by Wikipedia being impossible to use on my Treo
> because the page layout assumes you have a large screen.  This cuts out
> most of the rubbish surrounding the article, and also gets rid of
> editing, history, some pointless graphics, and so on.
> I'm also finding it useful on a desktop because, without all the images
> and the complex page layout, pages load faster.
> So, have at it!  Tell everyone!  Report bugs!
> I don't care how much traffic it gets, cos it's hosted somewhere where I
> get all the bits I can eat for a pittance.
> ObPerl: it's done with LWP and mod_perl.  mod_perl was its usual hateful
>   self and was a pain in the arse to build.
> ObLinux: it's done on Linux!  I was shocked when Debian didn't shit its
>   pants when I dist-upgraded from 3.1 to 4.0!
> ObVoid:
> --
> David Cantrell | London Perl Mongers Deputy Chief Heretic
> You can't spell "slaughter" without "laughter"

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