Subject: Re: Netscape question...
To: None <>
From: Thilo Manske <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 04/12/1999 21:15:56
On Mon, Apr 12, 1999 at 11:30:59AM -0700, Erik E. Fair wrote:
> At 11:10 -0700 4/12/99, Jay Maynard wrote:
> >On Mon, Apr 12, 1999 at 10:59:49AM -0700, Erik E. Fair wrote:
> >> Not having Java or JavaScript support is a big Win in a web browser from a
> >> security perspective.
> >Maybe so, but not from a usability perspective, given the huge and
> >ever-growing number of Java-dependent pages out there...and there'll be no
> >more success at turning back that tide than there will be in destroying
> >XCV++'s dominance of the desktop.
> Until a Melissa-for-HTML using JavaScript hits. Just wait...
BTW: With Netscape 4.51 you can switch java script off.
(This didn't work with 4.5). The Linux binary works on i386 with

No more stupid popping up advertisement windows from sites like
geocities or the globe. Hooray!
Dies ist Thilos Unix Signature! Viel Spass damit.