Wine download page usability problem

Erich Hoover ehoover at
Fri Feb 20 13:52:22 CST 2009

On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 11:56 AM, Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Juan Lang <juan.lang at> wrote:
> >> Next idea: why don't we detect the user's distro via javascript, and
> >> put a targeted link to the 'right' package above the table?
> >
> > Can we also have a non-Javascript page, please?  People with
> > accessibility issues, and crufty old curmudgeons like me who disable
> > Javascript by default, would appreciate it.
> Of course.  I think we should only have a single page,
> and if Javascript is active, it should simply work better.
You could use the HTTP_USER_AGENT environment variable to do a first-order
attempt.  That way for people with Javascript disabled there's at least a
chance you'll detect their distribution.

Erich Hoover
ehoover at
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