Since yesterday, the mobile version of the stackoverflow site has not been working for me. It displays as though the css is missing, no colors or formatting. It's especially odd since the mobile version of meta displays for me just fine. I'm using the default browser, Android 2.2. I've tried clearing the cache and switching back and forth from the full site. The full site displays just fine. I don't see any question about it, so I hope its not just me.
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It is fairly certain that this is a bug in the Android browser, which seems to have problems with gzipped content: http://markmail.org/message/fdt7waiki7qrgdax
I can usually fix this temporarily by purging the CDN cache (it worked in this case), but that's obviously not a scalable solution. The thread I linked to above seems to offer a workaround; I'm still waiting for words from our CDN provider regarding a possible implementation of this workaround.
Update: If both my theory and the CDN people's theory about what's causing this are correct, this should now be resolved. All sites (currently except Stack Overflow, I'll switch that later today) now pull their content from a different domain (cdn3.sstatic.net) that should not show this issue. Since this whole thing is totally unreproducible, only time can tell if it's actually fixed.
If tagged this status-completed in the assumption that all is well; should the Android browser still show signs of unhappiness, this'll have to be revisted. But I'm an optimist :)