What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 128 Stack Exchange communities.

I browse Stack Overflow via a phone, using a not-amazingly-JavaScript-friendly browser. I have low expectations as a result of the tool I'm using, but there are two options that seem essential:

  • reading through questions and answers (status: success)

  • saving interesting questions for later interaction on a more capable browser by favoriting them (status: failure)

Is it just me/my browser, or is that basic functionality that doesn't degrade gracefully without JavaScript?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Favoriting requires JavaScript.

Is there any reason you can't bookmark on your device? That'd be the lowest tech simple way to get that done...

share|improve this answer
2  
bookmarking would not let him come back to the quesions on his PC, ("later interaction on a more capable browser") –  Ian Ringrose Nov 18 '10 at 13:30
    
@Ian, it would, it'd just take more legwork. Fortunately, the OP is already expecting to have to do some legwork. –  Pops Nov 18 '10 at 13:38
    
Yeah, I don't have any way to get bookmarks -off- the phone other than editing the bookmark and retyping out the url in a desktop browser, and at that point I'm almost at the same level as just writing the url down on a piece of notepaper and retyping it out in a desktop browser. –  Kzqai Nov 18 '10 at 16:44
    
Seems unfortunate that the favoriting link (which does actually show up as text without javascript, just doesn't do anything) doesn't have a js-less fallback method. Should I try opening a feature-request question for that or something? –  Kzqai Nov 18 '10 at 16:46
1  
@tchal I favor editing this question to turn it into a feature-request –  Jeff Atwood Nov 18 '10 at 20:57
    
I decided to upgrade my device in the end! –  Kzqai Mar 8 '11 at 19:23
    
@tchal an excellent choice! –  Jeff Atwood Mar 8 '11 at 20:46
add comment

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .