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Mobile device compatibility is a work in progress... just started, actually.
This possibly limits the site to "modern" browsers like FireFox (any), Opera (9 and later?), and Internet Explorer 4 and later....
When I started creating this site, it was still feasible to test each page in most common browser versions.
I also used to test each page in 3 different screen resolutions.
Things have changed. I simply don't have that many computers with different screen resolutions anymore.
I do occasionally test the pages on my laptop's 1280x800 screen using SIZER, but though that may change the window size, it doesn't scale down the browser fonts proportionally.
SIZER is also great for (preliminary) tests of mobile compatibility, the final tests are run on my smartphone though.
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