Saturday, May 21, 2005

The browser wars redux: Netscape 8 crashes on first use

News stories report that Netscape 8 needed security patches within hours of its release. Curious how the new Netscape compares to Firefox, I downloaded it to try it out. The very first URL that I entered into its address field caused it to crash. I agreed to let Windows send an error report, which brought up a Microsoft screen -- Online Crash Analysis -- that I'd never seen before. Pretty funny to see Microsoft advise me to upgrade my Netscape browser...

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