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Re: [SLUG] Re: Netscrape 6 is here
- To: Kevin Waterson <kevin@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Re: Netscrape 6 is here
- From: Rick Welykochy <rick@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Nov 16 12:33:24 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, Kevin Waterson wrote:
> Why all the whinging about a company who has for a long
> time supported linux/open source.
Agreed 110%. They've been behind open source and
alternative platforms for along time.
> What efforts have you made to remedy any of the faults?
> Have you submitted a bug report?
Yes I have. With no reply :-(
> have you contacted developers?
> Are you on a mailing list for netscape?
Umm .. that's a bit onerous. I do not have the time or
inclination to join a mailing list for each product
I use. I'd never get anything done and my
mailbox would overflow.
> If you answer yes to more than one of the above
> and still have a legitimate complaint for a product
> that has been made freely available, then use MS, they
> also have a free browser.
Fortunately IE does not run on Linux.
My own whinges about Netscape 6.0 is that by their own admission
they've introduced heaps of bugs, and removed features we've
become accustomed to using.
Sounds like a re-write from the ground up.
It really saddens me, since I'll be sticking with a
dead-end version (4.7). And yup, I know of poeple sticking with
Netscopae 3.1, since that was a good, usable, unbloated
Rick Welykochy || Praxis Services
"Tired of being a crash test dummy for Microsoft? Try Linux"