george.greenfield at tiscali.co.uk
Tue Sep 29 17:58:11 BST 2015
In message <550abce24acvjazz at waitrose.com>
Chris Newman <cvjazz at waitrose.com> wrote:
> In article <fae9b50a55.jim at abbeypress.net>,
> Jim Nagel <netsurf at abbeypress.co.uk> 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
> Same here with #2964
I recently upgraded to #2964 from #2953 and AFAICS the
and I too have the endless hourglassing behaviour unless JS is
disabled. I don't mean to be downbeat or decry the efforts of the
developers - NetSurf is a fine lightweight browser, better than any
RISC OS alternative that I've tried**, and no doubt the developers
a work in progress.
(* virtually non-existent)
(** that doesn't include the recent Otter port)
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