Netscape 7.0 News and Reviews
Thursday May 23rd, 2002
Netscape 7.0 Preview Release 1 has received quite a lot of news coverage in the last twenty-four hours. CNET News.com kicks things off with a short article while ZDNet has the same story with reader comments. Reuters says that the beta has more features aimed at mainstream consumers while vnunet.com claims that Netscape is going for the corporate market. InfoWorld feels the need to mention Star Wars and Slashdot also has an article.
Early reviews are looking good. CNET's Rex Baldazo gives the beta 7 out of 10 but he still hasn't read the Release Notes. PCWorld.com brings us more Star Wars analogies and eWEEK thinks that the final version will be "an excellent upgrade." ZDNet AnchorDesk executive editor David Coursey spends an entire column saying how great Netscape 7.0 is before declaring that it's not worth upgrading. His accompanying radio show features comments from Netscape's Sol Goldfarb and Rex "Release Notes" Baldazo.
Thanks to everyone who sent us links to news and reviews.
#27 No help at all
Tuesday May 28th, 2002 10:57 PM
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This is really pissing me off. And I'm not one to ususally get upset. I had the same problem as this guy. I looked at the Known Problems in NS7PR1 Release Notes and all it said was something about changing the locale to en_US. It noted this as a "workaround", but gave no directions as to how to go about doing it! Great work guys. After hearing everyone rave about NS7 I thought I might give it a try... well *#^$, I guess i'll be sticking to Mozilla...unless someone tells me how to work aroung this GLARING bug.