Linux Orbit: Phoenix 0.2 Web Browser: Lean, Mean Mozilla
Oct 08, 2002, 21:00 (9 Talkback[s])
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"I've never been a huge fan of the Mozilla web browser. It's too
big and too slow in my opinion. I like the Opera web browser a lot,
but it is closed source, ad supported (for the free version) or
costs money (if you want to get rid of the banner ads). Opera is
almost exactly what I'm looking for in a web browser as far as
features are concerned: fast, browser window tabs, mouse gesturing,
and I can configure the interface a little. It has its problems, no
just a few. But speed is what I'm looking for.
"Then along comes Mozilla's Phoenix web browser.
"Phoenix still uses a lot of the Mozilla code. In fact, Phoenix
code is based completely on Mozilla code, so the development should
move rather quickly. Here is a link to a road map for what it's
developers think is a close time-line for its development. Although
still in heavy development, I have found Phoenix quite useable and
stable even in the early 0.2 release and I continue to download the
nightly release every day..."
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