Gavin Wraith <gavin(a)wra1th.plus.com> wrote:
Vince M Hudd <atdotcodotuk(a)dotcodotukat.co.uk> wrote:
[blocking domains via the host file]
> If you can do something similar in your router, you will achieve
> same result for any computer on your network.
Thanks for that tip. I realize that the idea of a webpage being
in from elsewhere is not necessarily realistic.
It's actually very *common* - for scripts in particular, with advertising
and analytics services being the most obvious examples.
You *might* find blocking such things results in a speed gain from NetSurf
on some sites (it depends on a number of factors), and/or you might find the
resulting pages are less cluttered and easier to read.
(TBH, I'm not yet using RISC OS / NetSurf enough [yet] to be able to do
anything more than suggest it as an untested possibility.)
It is often quite hard to see from the source html text exactly what
Vince M Hudd
Soft Rock Software
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