bad news! In my previous
posting about Bloglines cooperation with Skweezer, I just wrote: "I hope, Skweezer isn't trying to skweeze the::unwired
since we are serving a mobile device optimized version already which doesn't
needs to be skweezed again." and indeed, links from Bloglines to the::unwired
articles are skweezed.
Even worse, not the mobile optimized page is skweezed but the desktop version
which results in a completely broken experience.
Without Skweezer (as I've
The problem is, that I'm using a combination of operating system and browser
identification but since Skweezer modifies this string (because it acts as a
proxy in between), my CMS isn't recognizing the mobile device as a mobile device
anymore but serves the desktop version instead.
Unfortunately, Skweezer is also ignoring the "<meta name="HandheldFriendly"
content="TRUE">" meta tag which identifies the::unwired as being optimized for
mobile devices to pass-through transparently.
Since Bloglines doesn't offers a "raw" link as in addition (without using
Skweezer in between), now the user experience for Bloglines Mobile users which
wants to read the::unwired on mobile devices is completely broken.
intent to be a great idea, ends - at least for the::unwired visitors - in a
fiasco, unfortunately. I hope Bloglines and Greenlight Wireless will provide a
Cheers ~ Arne