"...Like many others, I've been waiting for ages to dump my
Netscape browser, which has a 50/50 chance of freezing on any Web
page containing Java. It looks like we are about to be rewarded for
"The reward is not , however, the new Netscape 6. Everyone seems
to have their own reason for hating it -- some for its refusal to
support LDAP, some for its huge memory footprint, and some for what
many call its broken interface. I have yet to read a review with
more positives than negatives, and my own experience with it hasn't
been great, either. Worst of my complaints is how Netscape 6 seems
to want to be far more than a browser; it would completely replace
your desktop environment if you let it."
"Of course, unless you've been under a rock for two years you
know that Netscape 6 is based on the Mozilla open source chassis.
Mozilla has been developing a fully functional browser in parallel
with Netscape. Now available at Milestone 18, the pure Mozilla
browser is coming along well on its own. People I've spoken with
say Mozilla is more stable than Netscape 6, and it includes LDAP
support as well as all of Netscape's nicer features, such as its
solid adherence to HTML standards."
"But to me, Mozilla wants to do too much on -- and to --
your desktop. Sorry, but I don't think we need to reinvent the
wheel. Linux desktops are already plentiful and of good quality.
How about something that works with an existing environment rather
than trying to replace it?"
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