[sf-lug] Meeting Notes

Kristian Erik Hermansen kristian.hermansen at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 02:14:12 PST 2007

On 11/5/07, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> That is, I first wrote it when when Netscape Communicator 4.6x was the
> leading Web browser on Linux and all non-Win32 platforms, but segfaulted
> on any site with heavy use of tables, and, in particular, Front Page
> sites.  So, people were perennially complaining about how the "main Web
> browser on Linux" sucked.
> However, Mozilla Communicator 0.92 and later, and the contemporaneous
> releases of Konqueror and Galeon, had recently surpassed Netscape in
> quality and were leaving it in the dust.  So, the FAQ item aimed to
> answer the above-cited bit of then-current anti-Linux rhetoric by saying
> "Netscape?  How quaint", and pointing to what's better.
> The Netscape reference now probably seems a bit odd, out of that context.

I ran Netscape Communicator back then.  In fact, I made my very first
website with Netscape Composer, if you remember that HTML editor that
was bundled :-)
Kristian Erik Hermansen

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