Mobile broadband

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at
Fri Dec 19 14:03:40 GMT 2008

On 19 Dec 2008, at 12:33, Robert Shiels wrote:

> Denny wrote:
>> On Fri, 2008-12-19 at 11:53 +0000, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
>>> 2008/12/19 Simon Wilcox <essuu at>:
>>>> I have a t-mobile dongle thing which is OK but they have a trans- 
>>>> proxy on
>>>> the web interface which compresses images and inserts javascript  
>>>> into the
>>>> page to allow you to click them for the full resolution.
>> You wouldn't normally be using a mobile broadband dongle to access
>> mobile websites.  They're generally aimed at people browsing directly
>> from mobile devices, rather than people using a mobile connection  
>> with a
>> full-fat device.
> I'm probably going to have to do some on-call work, and will likely  
> get a dongle thing so that I can connect from my laptop to the  
> office VPN when I'm out and about. Is this javascript thing  
> something that might screw up my chances of a working connection?

No. VPN works fine. I also have a sneaking suspicion it might not count
towards your quote but this hypothesis needs better testing.
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