Subject: Re: Netscape 4.0b2
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List: port-vax
Date: 02/26/1997 12:18:58
Boris Gjenero drunkenly mumbled...
> However, I've never seen it crash a machine or X server.  I've used it on
> Linux and a bit on SunOs.  Netscape just dissapears.  You'll lose any
> unsent messages and any downloads will stop, but at least X is still
> healthy.  Maybe some window managers are more sensitive to whatever
> Netscape does.

this could be.  it just might be fvwm can't deal with netscape going away and
locks.  don't know, never tried it with a different window manager on the
linux box (i don't even like to _load_ X, let alone use it on that thing)

> However 3.01 gold seems rather stable compared to any other version when
> used for web browsing.  I'm not even sure I've seen it crash on my Linux
> box yet.

i'll probably try 4.x and see how that does for not screwing up my linux box.
of course that means i have to use the Xserver on my linux box (always slow)

> However, web page editing is totally screwed up.  You *will* get random
> strings in the middle of your text and it will crash if you actually try
> to get work done.  Don't ever try to get real work done in the editor.

there is only one HTML editor and it is called vi. :)