New Netsurf - improved Javascript stability

Dave Higton dave at davehigton.me.uk
Tue Sep 29 14:10:19 BST 2015


On Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:39:02 +0100 Jim Nagel wrote:

> Dave Higton  wrote on 21 Sep:
> 
>> I downloaded the latest CI build of NS yesterday.  There hasn't been
>> one for quite a while.  I noticed that it doesn't crash when opening a
>> sport page of the BBC News website, for example.  This is a big
>> improvement.
>> I think we're seeing evidence of big changes within Netsurf.
> 
> Anybody concur?
> 
> I'm on #2935 (Aug 25) and have been suffering a great many sites that
> time out with no display at all.  Sometimes hourglassing goes on
> forever and there's nothing for it but Alt-Break to kill Netsurf.
> Some of these cases will succeed if I relaunch Netsurf, switch off
> Javascript from its iconbar menu, and only then reload the site.

I still get that, yes.

Dave

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