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Re: netscape 4.75 in security.debian.org is broken

On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 18:09:24 +0200 (+0000), Christian Surchi wrote:
> Package: communicator
> Version: 1:4.75-1
> Severity: grave
> I've updated communicator from security.d.o's potato packages. I had to
> erase my preferences in ~/.netscape because it refused to save new
> settings and when launched it was always like the first time with box
> with license. I've lost cache, proxy, smart browsing, default page,
> fonts settings. I've lost all application section, netscape wants to see
> images with xv (all types, jpg, gif and png included). I set again
> correctly for jpg and gif, but no results with png. 
> Plugin do not work, in application section I can't use it. I've lst all
> my settings for them.

I had to blow away my preferences file (from v3) and let netscape recreate
one called preferences.js.  Otherwise it barfed:

~$ netscape
no recognized font charsets!


email: adrian.bridgett@iname.com
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