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shadowfax0
Sep 24, 2002, 02:56 PM
Go here:
http://mozilla.org/projects/phoenix/phoenix-release-notes.html

This is going to be a 'light-weight' browser from mozilla.org. No Mac version yet (perhaps because this is Chimera territory...?) Anyhow, It'd be nice to drop some of the extra baggage Mozilla tends to have...

vniow
Sep 24, 2002, 03:00 PM
Thanx, I'm downloading it right now. I'll report back in 30-45 min. :)

Wes
Sep 24, 2002, 03:49 PM
Originally posted by shadowfax0
Go here:
http://mozilla.org/projects/phoenix/phoenix-release-notes.html

This is going to be a 'light-weight' browser from mozilla.org. No Mac version yet (perhaps because this is Chimera territory...?) Anyhow, It'd be nice to drop some of the extra baggage Mozilla tends to have...

From the site


"Where's the mac version?

There is no mac version. While Phoenix could be made to run on Mac without much trouble, we see no point in competing with Chimera. Chimera is the lightweight, standalone Mozilla browser solution."

vniow
Sep 24, 2002, 05:03 PM
Ok I just finished downloading it and I'm a bit impressed. The iterface is Mozilla-like (complete with tabs:D) though it's a bit stripped down, without a lot of options (the advanced tab in Preferences is empty!:eek: ) but that's what this is supposed to be right?:p
It's a little speedier than Mozilla, but I didn't notice that much difference cuz I'm on dialup.:( Other than that It's a pretty good browser especially since this is v0.1
It has plenty of potential for the PC platform.:)

Rajj
Sep 24, 2002, 06:25 PM
Dailup...... Man, oops...Woman....I fill soorry for you!!!!:D ;)

Durandal7
Sep 24, 2002, 07:06 PM
I'll have to consult John's women but it looks like a pretty good browser to me.

Tarlach
Sep 24, 2002, 08:25 PM
If you are using a PC and running Linux, Galeon is a much better browser than Pheonix, plus is is also gecko based.

Chimera is similar to Galeon with less features. The good feature for being a stripped down browser and fast Chimera is gecko based and has the cool Aqua widgets.

shadowfax0
Sep 24, 2002, 08:32 PM
I just want Chimera to be Ver. 1.0 or thereabouts; I want to be able to order movie tickets online with comfort, and not have it crash in the middle :( Also, just because I'm curious, I use Entourage for mail, not Mozilla mail, anyone know how to turn it off? i.e. when I click on a link to email someone, it routes me to Entourage, and not Mozilla mail...?

Nipsy
Sep 24, 2002, 08:53 PM
Originally posted by shadowfax0
I just want Chimera to be Ver. 1.0 or thereabouts; I want to be able to order movie tickets online with comfort, and not have it crash in the middle :( Also, just because I'm curious, I use Entourage for mail, not Mozilla mail, anyone know how to turn it off? i.e. when I click on a link to email someone, it routes me to Entourage, and not Mozilla mail...?

Go to www.macosxhints.com and search there. There is an edit which you need to make to a .plist file (if I remember correctly).

SilvorX
Sep 24, 2002, 09:41 PM
tsk tsk tsk, talking bout a pc browser on a mac forum :P...baddddd ppl :P jk, im dling it right now :S lol

shadowfax0
Sep 24, 2002, 10:21 PM
Ok, great! Thanks! I went to macosxhints.com and looked for it, works great, now I don't have to deal with that evil evil evil mail program that Mozilla provides...
anyhow, here's the link, very simple procedure:

http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20020502091605391