[vcf-midatlantic] WWW Proxy Translation for Older Computers?

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 13:26:51 EDT 2016

That's a good idea but I found that mobile responsive sites work pretty
well in older browsers if you turn off java script

Bill Degnan
twitter: billdeg
On Jul 19, 2016 1:07 PM, "John Heritage via vcf-midatlantic" <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> Hi folks!
> I was playing around and finally got my Amiga 1200 running NetSurf.
> Obviously it's horrendously slow, www.amiga.org took 141 seconds to
> render..  but still fun :).
> Does anyone know if there is a proxy server or similar out there that could
> 'simplify' web pages browsed through it.. for older computers like this?
> Examples of simplification might be:
> - Remove Ads
> - Convert JPGs to something simpler to process (reduce colors, resolution)
> - Strip Javascript or other 'difficult' stuff out
> I can't find anything like this, and maybe it's on the super complex side..
> but I figured I'd ask..
> www.google.com appears to load 200 KB of text.. not counting the google
> image, and even that takes ~ 15 seconds to render on this Amiga..  (68020 @
> 28 mhz, 35MB total RAM, no FPU).
> Thanks!
> John H

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