Re: the quest for a *stable* browser
Opera is great. Fast, doesn't crash. Is compilant etc.
Mozilla I found to be big, slow and simply refused to be
configured. I hated it.
On Monday 11 March 2002 18:16, Panuganty, Ramesh wrote:
> I had read a review in news.com recently that opera is
> the most stable and fastest (in terms of page display) on
> linux. Try it out (free version comes with a small advt
> banner logo).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Sherohman [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 11, 2002 9:37 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: the quest for a *stable* browser
> On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 09:32:49PM -0800, Joe wrote:
> > >From the non-free tree, Netscape 4.x is rock solid.
> It is? Then why is it that, when I have a dozen windows
> open to graphics-heavy sites, closing one window will
> occasionally shut netscape down entirely? Usually with a
> simple "bus error" as the entire explanation, although
> yesterday it managed to hose X so badly that I had to
> reboot to recover (first time I've seen that happen
> without DRI being involved).
> So, no, I wouldn't call Netscape 4.77 "rock solid".