[CrackMonkey] 70MB of swap? Per window?
nick at zork.net
Mon Jul 17 15:12:34 PDT 2000
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Subject: Excerpted: NTK now, 2000-07-14
From: "Danny O'Brien" <danny at spesh.com>
>> TRACKING <<
sufficiently advanced technology : the gathering
Far be it for us to intimate that MOZILLA has been hijacked
by the same naive completeness fanatics that collapse so
many free software projects into development black-holes,
but ... oh come on, two years and counting? Seventy
megabytes of swap? Per *window*? Hello? Is there some kind
of AOL/ crack cocaine stock-swap going down at Mountain
View? The beauty of Open Source, though, is that say you
*could* do without Mozilla's built-in WYSIWIG HTML editor,
Mail handler, News reader, IRC client, xterm replacement,
run-time XML UI interpreter, cross-platform high-level C++
widget set, and re-implementation from scratch of
Microsoft's entire COM system, you can. And, thank God,
someone has. GALEON is a Gnome application that uses Chris
Blizzard's minimalist wrapper around the Mozilla HTML
rendering routines. It's little. It's fairly stable. It
takes less than an hour to load. It lets you look at Web
pages. Think of it as salvage.
- you'll still need to download Mozilla for now
- we're on a mission from God. Still.
>> MEMEPOOL <<
hasta la altavista
at last! a site *entirely* devoted to (dismissing rumours
about) BRITNEY SPEARS' BREASTS http://bsrumor.8m.com/ vs
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