On 18 Mar 2013 John Rickman Iyonix <rickman(a)argonet.co.uk> wrote:
Michael Drake wrote
> In article <532e67d218cvjazz(a)waitrose.com>,
> Chris Newman <cvjazz(a)waitrose.com> wrote:
>> I've lost the link to !Fetch_NS.
> Out of interest, why don't people just visit
> And download either of the top two archives (depending on whether
> At least they'll know what software they're running if
they fetched it
Its because, on a good day**, it will automatically delete the
version of NetSurf and replace it with the latest version if it has
I totally agree with this reason for using Fetch_NS. Mind you, I think
there are more than one version of it floating around; the one I have
says it's version 2.10, but I can't remember who wrote this. It's
certainly very different from the original version. A note in the !Run
file says, "This is a seriously modified version of John Williams'
FWIW I always look at the development site to see what has changed.
NS has changed and the change is likely to be relevant to RISC OS then
I run the fetch program.
Pardon my ignorance, but where can find what has changed? I've looked
for this, but have never found it, not that it would make a whole lot
of sense to me, perhaps!
** on a bad day the fetch works but the fetcher stops saying it
find the file it has just down loaded. (...vita brevis est)
Never had that happen here!
With best wishes,
Peter Young (zfc Ta) and family
Prestbury, Cheltenham, Glos. GL52, England