directly from the 1999 Geocities version of NE. I even lifted some of the text and form fields from archive.org from the Qbasic Web Ring's website from back then for the website. I had to modify it a bunch but it was rooted there as a starting point.
So old browsers should have no issues with it. I'll have to give it a quick test on the 486 though.
UCL and Puckdropper's Place should be added! :)
Edit: Just tested. The table looks correctly and works correctly on Opera, Netscape, and IE on Windows 3.1. The HTTPS websites aren't accessible so it makes actually using it not really possible.
Hm... that gives me an idea. I can check the user-agent header of the request and if it's an old 16 bit or early 32bit browser, I can forward them to 'http' instead of 'https' that's stored in the DB...
but you know what? Web browsers and web development is a steaming pile of horse dung mixed with cow dung mixed with bird poop and I can't be bothered to care any more. Sniff the user-agent. We'll never have a web the works according to any published standard as long as Facebook and Google control things.... more