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

vance at vance at
Sun Aug 3 18:43:37 CDT 2003

On Sun, 3 Aug 2003, Henry R. Bent 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."

It *easily* outruns a U1/200 on many things.

> > 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.


Peace...  Sridhar

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