Degraded multi-tasking?

dave higton davehigton at dsl.pipex.com
Wed Nov 5 11:58:10 GMT 2008


Quoting "David J. Ruck" <druck at druck.org.uk>:

> Richard Porter <ricp at minijem.plus.com> wrote:
> > I can replicate this problem to order. I open a window on NetSurf which
> > loads my local home page, http://localhost/
> > (internet.websites.index/html), from WebJames.
> 
> You are attempting to use a cooperatively multitasked operating system to
> both serve and display content, expect such problems even if the browser is
> working acceptibly with external servers.

You're being unnecessarily negative, Dave.  Many of us see similar single-
tasking behaviour on Windows and Linux from time to time.  It isn't just a
case of cooperative versus pre-emptive; it's how the app is written that
counts.

Dave


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