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Oh man. I forgot AOL had Netscape in the end...
Sun Feb 26, 2017 2:26am

I remember doing tech support like 7 years ago or so and people calling up saying they're using the latest version of Netscape. At that point I remember it was some weird version of Firefox-ish that ran horribly.

Sort of sad the "David" in the 90's Browser Wars went out with such a whimper. Though "Goliath IE" turned into Edge... so I guess like all wars, no one won in the end anyway.

  • You should call AOLPuckdropper, Sat Feb 25 4:26am
    Tell them Netscape 3.0 has a bug and needs to be fixed. Wasn't everyone running 3.1 until Communicator came out? No, I really don't have any examples that come to mind. I just sorta play and see if I ... more
    • Oh man. I forgot AOL had Netscape in the end... ☻ Erik, Sun Feb 26 2:26am
      • Out of the wars came FirefoxPuckdropper, Sun Feb 26 9:15am
        I think the rendering engine, Mosiac, was common between Netscape and Firefox. (There was a Mosiac browser for a while, looked just like Netscape.) Unfortunately, it looks like Firefox is going the... more
        • I currently use Firefox as...Erik_, Tue Aug 22 2:06am
 "something needs flash" browser.
          • I usually set IE up for that.Puckdropper, Wed Aug 23 1:18am
            It's my "Morons can't seem to get it right" browser.
            • I actually forgot about IE!Erik_, Tue Aug 29 2:18am
              It's been a few years since I had to write any web sites for work and I sort of forgot it existed. I started avoiding it because IE 7 or 8 would bug you with that stupid pop up every time you opened... more
              • Wow, trauma induced memory loss!Puckdropper, Tue Aug 29 8:11am
                To be able that IE exists. To be fair, it's not a bad browser, but Pale Moon is better. The wizard's only 2-3 screens. I just turn everything off or leave it at the default. I bet this is a case... more
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