[rescue] compiling old software re: emacs on SunOS 4.1.4
jp at celestrion.net
Tue May 29 15:17:36 CDT 2018
On Tue, 29 May 2018, Andrew Jones wrote:
> The bbestb browser on hardware that old is probably Internet Explorer for UNIX.
IE for Solaris was pretty darned good, as was IE for MacOS. It's truly a
shame that the Windows version was so awful.
These days, the only browsers I have patience for on old hardware are:
2. ssh -X me at newer-posix-box firefox
Web "standards" advance too quickly to do most things with an old browser
that can't be done in lynx/links/elinks, and those "standards" come with
enough overhead to crush older hardware.
 Someone formerly of this list once put it as: "Imagine how many
gigawatt-hours we could avoid using each year if we made some common
depressing thing to consider.
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