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

Thu Nov 27 13:57:45 UTC 2014
Petr Spacek <pspacek at redhat.com>


I would like to propose a small change to

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

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!

Petr Spacek  @  Red Hat