>Date: Sat, 06 Jul 2013 23:11:56 +0100
>From: Michael Drake <tlsa(a)netsurf-browser.org>
>Subject: Re: Redraws
>In article <00081014.01dc6500944c(a)smtp.freeola.net>,
> Peter Slegg <p.slegg(a)scubadivers.co.uk> wrote:
>> Why does this page continually flicker and redraw ?
>Animated background images.
>> It might not be obvious on faster hardware but on the Atari 68060 version
>> it slows everything down.
>Please try build #1277. The animations should work properly now. Is the
I tried 1278
The flickering has gone and the page can be scrolled so much faster.
It looked like animated GIF issues but I couldn't see the gif causing it.
When Netsurf is displaying the following page and others on the same
site the pointer starts flickering 2 or 3 times a second between a
pointing hand and an hour glass.
This only happens when the top part of the page is displayed. If you
scroll down it stops; if you scroll back up so that most of the image
is shown it starts again. If you're working in another window over the
top it stops. If you bring NetSurf to the top it resumes. What's going
Currently using r13534.
Richard Porter http://www.minijem.plus.com/
I don't want a "user experience" - I just want stuff that works.
Ole <ole(a)monochrom.net> wrote:
> This is a long standing bug in libnsgif (the GIF parsing and rendering
> lib used by NetSurf) or netsurf itself.
It is nothing to do with libnsgif.
The problem is that NetSurf has never supported animated background images.
Michael Drake (tlsa) http://www.netsurf-browser.org/