[CentOS-docs] centos.org List of Mirrors & Javascript

Karanbir Singh

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Thu Dec 4 10:50:33 UTC 2014


On 27/11/14 13:57, Petr Spacek wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I would like to propose a small change to
> http://centos.org/download/mirrors/
> 
> Currently the mirror list is generated using Javascript but there is neither
> non-Javascript version of the list nor fallback a message for users without
> Javascript.
> 
> It would be great to have non-Javascript version but at least a fallback
> message "you need Javascript" would greatly improve the user experience.
> 
> Without Javascript, the page looks like this:
> "
> List of CentOS Mirrors
> 
> CentOS welcomes new mirror sites. If you are considering setting up a public
> mirror site for CentOS, please follow the mirror guidelines to make sure that
> your mirror is consistent with the other mirror sites.
> "
> 
> ... and that is it. There is no indication that the list of mirrors cannot be
> loaded because of missing Javascript. This greatly confused me when browsing
> with disabled Javascript.
> 
> Have a nice day!
> 

cc: Jim.

- KB

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