On 20 Nov 2009, Dr Peter Young wrote:
On 20 Nov 2009 "Gerald Dodson"
> November 15 version:
> On first accessing the BBC weather site the part of the page initially
> shown is blank and there is a error occurs with a png. Stepping down
> results in the image on the lower part of the page being shown and on
> returning to the top part that appears correctly.
> So far I have not had memory problems but with this version I have had a
> message to say Netsurf running short.
> Any comments?
Only ignorant ones from someone who doesn't understand the
This is with RISC OS 5.14 and NetSurf r9677 and broadband.
The BBC sites in general seem to be getting more and more bloated. The
BBC front page, which I have as my home page, with its 100+ images
(really needed?) takes 25 seconds or so to load, and I can no longer
edit it significantly. It takes quite a time to load in Windows
Firefox, too, though I haven't timed it.
I've given up on the BBC weather sites, for just the reason that
Gerald mentions. The Metcheck sites (try
Unfortunately, yet again, the synoptic charts (in NetSurf) (isobars)
are static, and do not respond to T+12, T+24 etc, nor to nudge
up/nudge down. In fact, I haven't found any 'animated' Synoptic Charts
that work on Netsurf.
as easy to see the progression of the isobars, since all the graphs
are displayed at once, and not animated in the same place.
Today is yesterdays tomorrow and it's already gone