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Netscape Navigator to Officially Die Next Week

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    While most of us hardly even thought that Netscape was still seeing regular updates and security patches, AOL was making sure that exactly that was happening. Apparently, that's all going to stop next week, as AOL is hunting for ways to cut costs around the house. Neowin published a nice eulogy for the classic web browser all too many of us with dial-up grew to know all too well...
    Netscape accounts for less than 1% of internet users now. Anyone known using Netscape has been sent an E-mail from the Netscape development team, urging an immediate switch to Firefox or Flock browsers.

    Source: Neowin.net
     
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    I thought it was dead in 1999 lol
     
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    I thought it was dead too keep learning new things.
     
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    It's spirit lives on in Firefox
     
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    when i was in elementary school we used it breifly, but austin being a crazy city had thousands of macs donated to it in the later half of the 90's, or atleast thats what the teachers told me, i bet they lied tho i can just feel it !!
     
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    I also thought it was dead until i downloaded myself a copy, it was firefox pfft...Thank god it's officially dying.
     
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    The soul of Netscape will live on, in Firefox and other Mozilla products.
     
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    It's about time!:cool:
     
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    I downloaded the last update that they had ( I think it was announced on here ) and I was trying it out. Its not like the old netscape I used back in 98-01. Tabbed browsing was cool, but it seemed to be clunky and slow on my machine. Plus, it was constantly erroring on me and had to close down. RIP Netscape, your html editor was the shit back in the day! :wooh
     
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    *btarunr pays last respects to the browser that brought him up*

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    The Elemantary school still uses it around here.:slap:
     

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