An ISP of their own (was RE: [rescue] Being jobless)

Henry R. Bent hbent at
Sun Aug 3 01:06:56 CDT 2003

vance at wrote:
> On Sat, 2 Aug 2003, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> > I haven't found Mozilla to be too bad (nightly build 2003063013).... but
> > then again, I'm running it on an Ultra 60 with a 450MHZ proc and a good
> > deal of memory.
> >
> > It does run slow on the dual SM71 SS20.... although it is still usable
> > as long as you do not need to do LOTS of web based work.
> Try it on a machine the speed of an RS/6000 37T.  That's a pretty fast
> machine

I'm gonna have to call you out on that one.  Anything with a 62.5MHz POWER in it
isn't what I'd classify as a "fast machine."

> but Mozilla goes down to its knees on it.  Firebird works fast
> enough to be usable.

While Mozilla (and Firebird to an extent) are frustratingly slow, I find that
Mozilla can outpace its predecessor, Netscape 4, when loading sites with tables.

Henry Bent
hbent at

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