Re: Netscape 6.0 & Holy Hand Grenades

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From: Eirikur Hallgrimsson (
Date: Mon Mar 20 2000 - 11:51:01 PST

This is actually much less of a problem than it might appear.
Netscape is just going to be Mozilla plus the AOL features.
The answer is going to be as simple as running the
version of Mozilla, which is completely configurable. Actually, I'll
be surprized if they manage to make the AOL misfeatures hard to
disable given the Mozilla infrastructure where you can just bang on
the configuration files if there's no access from the GUI. It would
be trivial to come up with a small download that tweaks your

One of the big things in Mozilla is the completely reloadable UI and

Hmmm, will AOL try to lock you out of their services if they don't
get some magic callback that says your GUI is displaying their ads???
Serves you right for wanting their services.


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