Re: Stuck with Netscape 4.7X: How to switch?
On October 6, 2002 19:08, Russell wrote:
> Brian Nelson wrote:
> > Abdul Latip <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > Hi:
> > >
> > > I am currently using Netscape 4.7X as one of my mailer.
> > >
> > > - May I know why Netscape packaging is discontinued?
> > I didn't know it was, but there are a few good reasons: it's
> > non-free, obsolete, and buggy.
> > > - I would like to switch to Mozilla or Galleon.
> > Galeon is only a web browser, not a mailer.
> > > I am aware that there is no problem to migrate my 100Mbytes
> > > mailfolders. Unfortunately, I still have no idea on how to use
> > > a spell utility. As a non-english speaker, I rely on it.
> > I don't know if mozilla's mailer supports a spell utility.
> > Nearly every other one does though, either with a built-in spell
> > checker, or through ispell/aspell. Examples are mutt, gnus,
> > kmail...
> Netscape 7 is based on mozilla, and is a free download.
> I've installed mozilla for windoze and linux, and it reads all
> the old netscape 4.7x settings and profiles. Using it is just
> like netscape 4.7x, but it has a lot more options.
Wouldn't mozilla do the same thing or did Netscape add an old settings
importer? If mozilla does the same thing it would be the preferred
browser to use since it is properly packaged for debian and isnt full
of AOL ads.