Netscape Navigator - the browser that started it all - turns 20

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Rasheed187, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. Rasheed187

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  2. Minimalist

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    Good memories. First browser I was using :)
     
  3. J_L

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    Only used it in testing OS/2 and ~7 years ago when I was trying out Opera, Firefox, and Netscape instead of Internet Explorer. Never extensively used it.

    Was a Firefox lover (Netscape-based) until I converted to Chrome ~3-4 years ago. Never like IE, but hated it less and less these days. Now it's my secondary browser.
     
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    I had to dump Netscape, because of the quick startup time of IE, no wonder because it was integrated into Windows. Then I discovered Maxthon, it introduced me to tab browsing and the amazing "super drag and drop" function. Had to dump it because Opera Presto was faster than the Trident engine (super fast cache), plus I liked the "fit to width" function.

    Haven't looked back since, but too bad Presto is dead now. I never really liked Firefox (didn't even bother to upgrade to new versions), mainly because you needed to add quite some extensions, and even worse, it took 10 seconds to start up and used lots of RAM.
     
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