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The browser that started it all is ceasing development in February.

Netscape Browser to Die a Quiet Death in February 2008


    Tom Drapeau, AOL's director of the Netscape brand, announced in a blog post Friday that AOL will cease development on all Netscape web browsers on February 1, 2008. The company will continue to support the current version of the browser, Netscape 9, by releasing patches or security fixes until that date. After February 1, all development will stop.

    Drapeau recommends that anyone running a Netscape-branded browser make the switch to Mozilla Firefox, the open-source browser upon which the last few versions of Netscape have been based.


It's kind of sad, really. It's hard to imagine what the web would be like had Netscape not come along - although I take some pride in having never used IE as my main browser.




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Anybody actually USING Netscape 9? I have to admit I totally missed its release back in October. I guess I'm just happy with Firefox. Going by your quote it looks like they're practically the same thing these days anyway...



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I'm actually still using Netscape 7.2. Version 8 was an atrocity, and I don't know anything about version 9. Still sad to see it go, though. Netscape 7 is still the only browser I know that has an email client built into it.
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    Originally posted by Tenken347
    I'm actually still using Netscape 7.2. Version 8 was an atrocity, and I don't know anything about version 9. Still sad to see it go, though. Netscape 7 is still the only browser I know that has an email client built into it.


http://www.seamonkey-project.org/

That's the project page for the application suite formerly called the Mozilla Application Suite. This is an all-in-one solution like you are looking for.





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I had started a thread for this before, but it's closed, so, here's another. So, I've still got some flash documents I need to edit. I've got the .fla files this time. My question involves this file: http://www.asurity.com/home.
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