[arch-general] ArchWiki: bad rendering on Android devices
j.l.k at gmx.com
Wed Dec 11 13:50:01 EST 2013
On 11.12.13 at 7:25, Eduardo Machado wrote:
> Em 07/12/2013 17:15, "Jakub Klinkovský" <j.l.k at gmx.com> escreveu:
> > On 06.12.13 at 16:53, Lukas Jirkovsky wrote:
> > > On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 4:39 PM, Jakub Klinkovský <j.l.k at gmx.com> wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I've noticed some pretty bad rendering of ArchWiki on my Nexus 7 -
> see the
> > > > screenshots in .
> > >
> > > The indentation is fine on Firefox for Android, but it has a different
> > > problem – the menu uses too large font, so almost every menu entry
> > > spans over several lines.
> > >
> > > Lukas
> > Even on wikipedia.org the text is indented from right side (when
> requested the
> > desktop version). This is pretty annoying because most wikis don't have a
> > version. Plus on tablets the mobile version does not make sense anyway.
> > This sounds like an issue with webkit then, so it boils down to whether
> > easier to fix webkit or provide a workaround for MediaWiki...
> > --
> > Jakub Klinkovský (Lahwaacz)
> There is an Arch Wiki app at play.google.com that shows everything in
> suitable way.
> Note: i am not the mantainer of this app.
Thanks for the tip, I did not know about this app. I'll add a link, just for the
However, as an ArchWiki maintainer, I need the page rendered exactly the same as
it would be on a desktop. According to the screenshots, this app uses some
custom mobile layout optimized for small screens. Also note that mobile versions
of websites generally are mostly useless on a tablet with a (relatively) large
Jakub Klinkovský (Lahwaacz)
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 836 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the arch-general