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Re: Iceweasel/Firefox 2.0 and Java applets

On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 13:25 -0600, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Freddy Freeloader wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > Ever since I upgraded to Iceweasel (Firefox 2.0) while a Java applet is 
> > loading the entire browser freezes.   Most Java applets aren't very 
> > large on the sites I frequent, but the National Weather Service radar 
> > loops and satellite loops are rather large, and/or their sites are slow, 
> > and Iceweasel freezes completely until the entire radar map or satellite 
> > map is loaded.
> > If the NWS site is really busy it means Iceweasel will freeze for a long 
> > period of time (length of load times are in minutes when the site is 
> > slow) and the only way to leave the site is to right click the top of 
> > the browser, choose close, and and when the "force close" pop up window 
> > appears force it to close.
> > I never had this problem with Firefox 1.x.  If the site was slow, and I 
> > didn't want to wait, I could just choose another site from Bookmarks and 
> > surf away from the site.  Iceweasel has changed all that.
> > 
> > Is anyone else running into this?
> > 
> This is an iceweasel issue again, I think. I tried those loops with 
> FireFox 2.0 from upstream and experienced no freezes at all.
> Hugo
OK.  Thanks.  I'll look into filing a bug report on this then.

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