[SATLUG] Southwest Airlines Web Site
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Feb 19 13:10:32 CST 2011
Nate Turnage wrote:
> On 02/19/2011 02:16 AM, Charles Hogan wrote:
>> *WARNING - LITTLE TOO MUCH WINE TONIGHT
>> SWA probably hired some contractor that's too f'ng stupid to know that
>> something other than MS exists.
> Easy, there, Charlie. This site was built by GSD&M in Austin, and
> they're pretty good at what they do. The site is built with .NET, but
> GSD&M is probably a mixed environment of Macs (for the designers) and
> Windows PCs (for the web developers). The Southwest site has surely been
> tested on both of those platforms, in multiple browsers. And if the site
> has been tested in both mozilla and webkit browsers on those platforms,
> then surely it is the fault of Google and the Mozilla Corp. that it
> doesn't work on linux.
Well, I'm not impressed. The site main page has 74 html errors and 93
html warnings. There should be *no* os dependencies in a web site. It
doesn't matter if I'm using BSD, Hurd, or OS/2. As long as the browser
is W3C compliant, the web page should run properly.
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