Netscape Browser officially put to rest

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  1. DevilzFan

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    http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2007/12/netscape-naviga.html

     
  2. Mike

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    Firefox FTW!

    ah.. Netscape and Webcrawler.. those were the days, I think I first used the internet in 1995 at highschool, does that year sound right?

    I remember there wasn't really much to do back then, I never got into the whole email thing, even now, I barely use email, but when ICQ came around, I started spending all night on the internet talking to people all over the country, people were really friendly back then. Now you hop on and message a stranger and they block and report you :lol 
     
  3. Gnaw

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    It still exists?
     
  4. QuantumShock

    QuantumShock Stay for brunch ?

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    I always enjoy watching Netscape's loading image on the top right, it looks....mesmerizing.
     
  5. Prowl_Delta_31

    Prowl_Delta_31 Eating your donuts

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    Netscape?
     
  6. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    Wait... Netscape is still around?
     
  7. Dark_Convoy

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    Netscape Navigator (in 1994) was the first web browser I ever used.

    Before that it was a unix terminal emulator, I think I switched to internet explorer when IE 3 came out, I switched to Firefox when 2.0 came out and only use IE to connect to my job's S.A.P. website, as it's not supported on Firefox.
     
  8. wheeljaxx

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    Netscapes grave certainly does deserve to be dug with a silver spade.
     
  9. Eric

    Eric RIP AND TEAR!!!

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    Ah, Netscape, I haven't heard of it since my family got a Mac back in...what? '92? '93? And since then we switched to Internet Explorer, and then finally to Firefox. I kinda figured Netscape would bite the dust sooner or later.

    Now all we need to do is wait till the era of the DVD player is over. :p 
     
  10. kronos

    kronos PSN = KRONOSX1

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    im using it now, just to see how it is. not too shabby really!
     
  11. domientius

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    Netscape 8 was basically just IE and Firefox emulation code, it didn't build off Netscape 7 at all.
     
  12. shibamura_prime

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    That's what I was thinking.
     
  13. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    die netscapebrowser, die netscapebrowser, die!
     
  14. domientius

    domientius Well-Known Member

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    Firefox locked up on me every time I tried to download anything so I can't use it. IE is a security hole nightmare to begin with and without SP2 I can forget IE7. So I still have to use Netscape 7, which crashes often as new javascript codes are incompatible(99% of the time it's thse stupid Flash ad banners on pages). I have Netscape 8.1 installed to view such sites(Youtube, etc) but I swear it takes 2 minutes to boot up.
     
  15. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Netscape was awesome back in the day.
     
  16. Soundwave84

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    holy crap i thought netscape died a long long time ago
     
  17. Omnibus Prime

    Omnibus Prime I'm too old for this shit TFW2005 Supporter

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    Alas, poor Netscape. R.I.P.



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  18. Deceptichage

    Deceptichage Decepticon Land Pirate

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    Netscape used to be my preferred browser until it took almost a minute to start up. Then I had to switch over to IE.
     
  19. Shin-Gouki

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    Netscape was the Browser to use. Then AOHell got their claws into it and it became Nutscrape, and it sucked. Then it died.

    Yep that was AOHell's "Improvements" at work.
     
  20. Mixmaster

    Mixmaster logh ghot SIS yoD TFW2005 Supporter

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    Farewell Netscape, old friend.
     

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