traderfjp wrote:It might be interesting to do a poll to see who has broadband. I can load the most graphically intense pages in under 2 seconds. If there are only a few users with slow connections then you could offer a text version to go along with a graphical front page.
Having broadband is like having a car, do you have a Yugo, or do you have a Ferrari ?? Or do you have a confused system that one moment is a Ferrari, but then becomes a Yugo?? Broadband ISP's are not all blazing fast.. some are rather mediocre. In fact most are mediocre.. Since I travel all over the country, and use probably ten to fifteen different ISPs per month, I get to sample the available systems fairly well.. and most are NOT all that fast.. Cable vs DSL is another issue.. mediocre to slow.
So I think simple, minimal graphics to allow faster intial downloads... sometimes the initial download takes enough time that the ISP gets confused and starts over again, and again.. the 'action bar' just crawls along