On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 09:00:17AM +, Brian Bailey wrote:
In article 20110321163550.gg4...@rjek.com,
Rob Kendrick r...@netsurf-browser.org wrote:
I am intrigued by the successive improvement and development of
Netsurf. Periodically I load a personal favourite page in
On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 04:10:32PM +0100, Brian Bailey wrote:
I just got an email from i4imaging which included a file oleO.bmp which
NetSurf didn't like very much declaring BadType as it was fetching and
processing. Said file didn't seem to render. Are bmp file a no go area,
I fixed one double free bug that was showing up when this page was run
on gtk frontend but it may be unrelated, can you try the latest build
to be see?
On Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 08:15:00PM +0100, David H Wild wrote:
In article nsc41be8d752.b...@yo.rk,
Bryn Evans nets...@bryork.freeuk.com wrote:
Tried the second Sept 30th release and seems ok -
RiscPC, StrongArm, RO4·02, 130Mb memory.
In my case using RO 6.20.
I have had no crashes
We held our latest developer workshop this weekend, I have written
about it on my blog for those who might be interested in what we got
Thanks to Rob Kendrik, Chris Gransden and myself we now have NSPR and
Spidermonkey libraries building in the NetSurf toolchain. The CI
system has built the toolchain successfully and a copy of NetSurf
I would be grateful if any interested users could
Thankyou for all your feedback.
As some of you discovered there was no user interface to enable
to your configuration manually.
It seems that the RISC OS edition of spidermonkey is failing to even
initialise as can be seen within the
Hi Chris, thanks for your ongoing help with this.
On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 01:53:03PM +, Chris Gransden wrote:
In article 20121214122314.gg15...@kyllikki.org,
Vincent Sanders vi...@netsurf-browser.org wrote:
Thankyou for all your feedback.
As some of you discovered
On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 06:41:14PM +, Chris Gransden wrote:
In article 20121215171742.gh15...@kyllikki.org,
Vincent Sanders vi...@netsurf-browser.org wrote:
Please can you send a patch? even if its just the files you changed I
can work up a suitable patch from those, whatevers
OK, the CI system just built #740 with a spidermonkey 1.8.5 library
with the JIT disabled as suggested by Chris Gransden. Can this be
tried by someone with access to RISC OS? and please be aware this may
well behave very badly indeed.
If this fails I have now successfully built 1.7.0 for RISC OS
ok last try for now, ci #744 is built with spidermonkey 1.7.0 maybe it
works maybe it doesn't.
Please also remember to use the json tagged downloads if you want to
On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 11:32:14PM +, Tim Hill wrote:
Dodson gerald.dod...@argonet.co.uk wrote:
On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 10:04:10PM +0100, John Williams wrote:
I see at:
an illustration of the subject line which may be related to the problem
(which I have lost track of) reported by me, and, I think, Dave
On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 01:12:08PM +, Tony Moore wrote:
Between NetSurf #417 (9 Oct 2012) and #461 (13 Oct 2012), it became
impossilbe to log-in to Yahoo webmail because, apparently, redirection
failed. I reported the problem
I recently had opportunity to integrate a translation platform into
the NetSurf workflow.
This integration has been performed on the transifex platform, is
complete, and does work reasonably. However without real actual
translations it is not useful.
I would like to invite anyone with
We continue to compile for the Mac OS X cocoa frontend on both PowerPC
(OS 10.5 leopard) and x86 (OS 10.6 snow leopard). The Continuous
Integration (CI) system uses two real mac mini computers as build
slaves as Mac OS X cannot currently be reliably cross compiled for.
Recently the PPC CI
I have finally completed and merged my refactor of the NetSurf user
This means that user options files will now only contain the options
which differ from the defaults. This will alow us to alter the
defaults in future and have everyones choices actually update instead
As this seems to be a stumbling block for so many and I can see
complaints from users upgrading stretching into my future.
The choices validation will (from CI build #1223), when the system
colour options are all configured to black, simply reset them back to
This does mean that in
On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 02:53:18PM +0100, Gerald Dodson wrote:
Following the recent changes and my deletion of ..Choices the colours have
obviously changed - in the Hotlist in particular. I have looked at the
User document but not found any way of changing the colours. How can this
The NetSurf team are pleased to announce the availability of a new bug tracker
The new tracker uses mantis  software which is usable from NetSurf
This move has been necessitated because of several issues, principally:
- The SourceForge issue tracking system has been upgraded and is now
On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 02:29:06AM +, Harriet Bazley wrote:
On 17 Dec 2013 as I do recall,
Vincent Sanders wrote:
We have created users within the new system for everyone who has
reported a bug. For most imported users the email address used
The write up of our recent developer weekend is now available  for
those interested in what we achived.
On Mon, Feb 03, 2014 at 11:44:03PM +, cj wrote:
In article 803664d453.wra...@wra1th.plus.com,
Gavin Wraith ga...@wra1th.plus.com wrote:
NetSurf 3.1 (Dev CI #1681-9) all give bad archive when I try to
unzip. The relevant files appear to be !Help, !Run and !RunImage.
Is this just me?
On Tue, Feb 04, 2014 at 11:08:33AM +, Geoffrey Baxendale wrote:
Is it just me, or is Netsurf's sockets system awry. After a modest
browsing session Internet access freezes up due, I think,
to sockets being used up. Qitting Netsurf restores order. It seems to
have started about a
Yes. And I can't log in either (FF, Windows - at work). I can't remember
I haven't logged in since the bug tracker changed to Mantis. I've also
changed email address some months ago; I can't remember whether I
updated them in the previous bug tracker. So I don't know
Can anyone who has an open bugs in our tracker  please go and review
We have almost 200 outstanding bugs and it is very hard keeping on top
of them. An number of older bugs are awaiting feedback from the
reporter or no longer apply to current versions.
If you have a bug like
On Fri, May 02, 2014 at 08:16:10PM +, Peter Slegg wrote:
I am using the Atari build No. 1841 (m68k) and this allrecipes page just
That build is a little behind but it does not seem to matter, current
HEAD on gtk on Linux builds is also empty. Please can you submit a bug
On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 10:01:13AM +, Tony Moore wrote:
On http://bugs.netsurf-browser.org/mantis/bug_report_page.php the drop-
down menu, attached to the 'Product Version' field, needs to be updated
to include 3.1
I updated this a week ago but only just noticed this message, all ok
On Fri, Jun 06, 2014 at 10:40:48PM +0100, John Rickman Iyonix wrote:
Since moving to #1959 the following page is blank. It should show
three columns of text.
It works as expected with #1785 and all earlier versions.
Hove you reported a bug?
On Sat, Jun 07, 2014 at 04:50:01PM +0100, Richard Torrens (lists) wrote:
What does the message BoxConvert mean? It's obscure to say the least!
It is, and it is a implementation detail from some code that requires
improvment in its error reporting. It efectively means it went badly
wrong and was
On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 11:27:46PM +0100, Harriet Bazley wrote:
On 7 Jun 2014 as I do recall,
John Rickman Iyonix wrote:
John Williams wrote
Fred Bambrough nets...@ypical-daemon.co.uk wrote:
Ah, having seen what it's supposed to be on my Mac... yes, it's blank.
On Wed, Jul 09, 2014 at 03:48:11AM -0800, Dave Higton wrote:
On Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:51:10 +0100 Richard Porter wrote:
On 8 Jul 2014 Dave Higton wrote:
The first thing the bug tracker asks is Category, which is a
list of platforms from which I have to choose one, indicating
On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 02:25:52PM +0100, Jim Nagel wrote:
It's good to see the World Out There starting to adopt drag-and-drop
in some situations where Acornuts have taken it for granted for 30
For instance http://onlinemd5.com is a service that calculates the MD5
On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 03:35:43PM +0300, Vesa Paatero wrote:
My wish for Netsurf developers is a simple one: To be able to save
just the HTML file of a web page with link references intact.
Currently, Netsurf always saves the whole web page, i.e. the HTML
file with links changed to
On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 06:28:44PM +, Peter Slegg wrote:
The Atari build folder is empty:
Unfortunately the CI system master ran itself out of disc and I had to
clean out some corrupted builds including the gtk,monkey and atari
On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 08:04:02PM +, John Williams wrote:
I noticed recently (from another posting) that (some) other platforms seem
to still have Save as PDF which was implemented under RISC OS and later
The export as PDF was implemented as a core feature using a library
The disc cache has recently been updated to track the speed of write
The implementation of this briefly introduced a bug generating
excessive logging (seen as heavy disc writing and cpu load) which has
been squished and CI build #2413 should not have the problem.
As a result of this
I have recently had the opportunity to greatly improve the NetSurf CI
build infrastructure both in terms of hardware and software.
On the hardware side I would like to thank Mythic Beasts  for once
again generously donating a 1u rack server. This is a 8 core Xeon with
24G of memory which
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 08:28:45AM +, John Williams wrote:
NetSurf changes page says, re #2654:
Had you actually read the commit message in its entirity  you would
have discovered that the text clearly explains why this was done.
It fixes bug #1970  by causing the datestamp of the
We have a large number of open bugs  related to various OS, some of
which are very old and some are even awaiting feedback .
It would be really helpful if anyone with the appropriate platform and
some inclination (especially RISC OS users) to have a look through at
least the bugs needing
On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 01:26:34AM +0400, ny wrote:
I try to build netsurf in the distribution PCLinuxOS, but get the
PKG.CNFG: Curl (libcurl)enabled
PKG.CNFG: GTK-2 (gtk+-2.0)failed
On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 12:30:17PM +0400, ny wrote:
Vincent, I don't understand what the option Q=, but I ran the
command as you pointed out, and that's what I got:
CFLAGS=-Wno-error make Q=
That was correct, except there was a bug in the Makefile and it does
not pass the Q value to the
On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 11:47:48PM +, Peter Young wrote:
On 21 Feb 2015 Peter Slegg p.sl...@scubadivers.co.uk wrote:
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:49:38 GMT
From: Peter Young pnyo...@ormail.co.uk
Subject: Re: Malformed site (partly OT).
That's interesting, and indeed the site is
I know several RISC OS users regularly use the CI builds and have had
issues with the disc cache. This is partly a request for assistance
and partly a warning.
I have recently changed the disc based caching to use fewer small
files. This change is not backwards compatible and will leave the old
On Fri, Apr 03, 2015 at 12:48:39PM +0100, Jim Nagel wrote:
Vincent Sanders wrote on 3 Apr:
If you are feeling very adventurous you can report the bandwidth
achieved. This is a line in the debug Log file held in scrap *after*
the browser has been quit. The last line of the Log will read
On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 03:44:06PM +0100, Jim Nagel wrote:
These pages from local newspaper takes ages in the fetching-processing
stage, and then finally displays its text in a pane that is too narrow
On Fri, May 08, 2015 at 01:26:32PM +0100, Richard Torrens (lists) wrote:
Yesterday Google stopped working with Netsurf.
Has anyone any cures or suggestions?
It has been reported in the tracker as bug number 2314. Google have
Further to my previous efforts I have made an attempt to improve the
disc cache performance even more. I would again be grateful if
suitably interested users could try test CI build 2771 or later.
The previous changes switched to using a small number of large files
to hold all the small entries
On Thu, Apr 09, 2015 at 05:20:52PM +0200, David Feugey wrote:
When I made a page with accents, all is OK with Unicode.
For example élément
But if I use HTML codes, (eacute;leacute;ments), NetSurf considers that
there are 3 words é+lé+memts. A cut after each special characters.
Just to summarise the outcome of all the observations on the improved
The improvements make the cache viable on many more supported systems,
including more RISC OS systems.
On PC with modern OS it made no great improvement as their OS could
already cope with the directory layout and
On Fri, Apr 03, 2015 at 02:39:05PM +0100, cj wrote:
In article mpro.nm8dx001qojsl00l7.pit...@pittdj.co.uk,
David Pitt pit...@pittdj.co.uk wrote:
Hmm! My Iyonix did over three time better than that, and there was
no too slow message. My test piece was http://www.dailymail.co.uk
I suspect much of the delay for small files is due to checking,
creating, and traversing directories!
The depth was chosen so it would work on poor-quality file systems that
only allow a handful of entries in a directory, such as FileCore :)
It is a shame that there is no
On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 08:12:18AM +, David Pitt wrote:
> Vincent Sanders, on 10 Nov, wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 07, 2015 at 11:35:26AM +, John Rickman Iyonix wrote:
> > >
> > > The Gaydon online parish magazine is a single HTML file which refe
On Sat, Nov 07, 2015 at 11:35:26AM +, John Rickman Iyonix wrote:
> The Gaydon online parish magazine is a single HTML file which
> references a common CSS file.
> It takes on average 31 seconds to load and display a magazine using
> NetSurf #3055
On Mon, Nov 09, 2015 at 03:31:58PM +, David Pitt wrote:
> Geoffrey Baxendale, on 9 Nov, wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I find that clicking in the search box on Google UK with JS enabled
> > crashes Netsurf CI 3055. It's OK with JS off. (RISC OS 6.2 on Kinetic)
> > Has anyone else seen this
On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 11:04:57PM +0100, Jim Nagel wrote:
Although this reply is to Jim its intended to address the wider
audience here explaining why so many sites now fail to render
On Thu, Oct 01, 2015 at 10:03:56PM +0100, Jim Nagel wrote:
> It seems that Netsurf now times out even for Wikipedia.
> Try this page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fritzing
> Hourglass goes on forever, though it least it does not tie up the
> whole machine.
> Go to Netsurf iconbar choices,
On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 11:39:23AM +, John Williams wrote:
> I have noticed a few times, including as I write this, that sometimes the
> progress of a build seems to get stuck as shown at:
> Today the progress is
There has been an issue with the bug system sending emails which has
now been fixed.
The mails affected include account maintenance and creation as well as
The issue was caused by a configuration error exposed during the
recent spate of issues with our infrastructure (I have
On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 02:49:39PM +0100, nets...@avisoft.f9.co.uk wrote:
> There was much discussion about a year ago about the cache performance on
> RISC OS, and there were some code changes, but I would like to add the
> results of some investigations of the Netsurf v3.4 cache on my Iyonix,
On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 06:13:18PM +0100, Chris Young wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:47:15 +0100, Richard Torrens (lists) wrote:
> > Somewhere between 3492 and 3507 the ability to mark text, drag and drop
> > elsewhere has been lost. Also the find text does not mark the finds.
> > This
As I have mentioned previously, the Atari port has no active
maintainer and therefore only receives the absolute minimum of changes
to keep it compiling in the CI system. This is also why it is not a
release candidate frontend.
Given the general lack of developer time at present I cannot
On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 01:21:43AM +0100, Jim Nagel wrote:
> I'm tinkering with something on my own website, an area that requires
> the viewer to provide a username and password.
> I successfully get in with my own username and password. Now I want
> to test those of another user.
> So I
On Sat, Jul 09, 2016 at 03:45:08PM +, Peter Slegg wrote:
> When I try to open a link to this page:
framebuffer frontends without problem so i must conclude the issue
At the recent NetSurf developer weekend we discussed many topics
one of which was our regular review of the frontends.
Except for Amiga and GTK none of the frontends have a active maintainer.
The cocoa and atari frontends are however causing a great deal of concern.
cocoa - Unless a
As previously stated the cocoa frontend has been disabled in the CI
and any build errors in this frontend are no longer considered to
"break the build"
Unless a maintainer for cocoa comes forward and fixes it so it
compiles and runs before the next developer weekend in June this
frontend will be
On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 04:49:54PM +0100, Richard Torrens (lists) wrote:
> Twice gives a window to accept certificate. On accepting second one, NS
> 3.6 (Dev CI #3714) and a few prevous. Does thisa happen to others?
This is a similar issue to a GTK bug that
On Wed, May 03, 2017 at 12:51:54PM +0100, Kevin Wells wrote:
> In message <20170502143538.ge12...@kyllikki.org>
> Vincent Sanders <vi...@netsurf-browser.org> wrote:
> >On Tue, May 02, 2017 at 09:16:25AM +0100, Michael Drake wrote:
On Tue, May 02, 2017 at 09:16:25AM +0100, Michael Drake wrote:
> Over the past few weeks I've been able to spend time
> contributing to open-source projects at work.
> Codethink  values open-source software, and so I
> was approved to work on NetSurf and related components
> while I was
On Sat, Jan 27, 2018 at 09:50:28AM +, John Williams wrote:
> Why are there often series of changes which are not specifically logged at:
> like in the last 13 builds. Does the information appear somewhere else?
On Thu, Aug 09, 2018 at 11:41:24PM +0100, Richard Porter wrote:
> On 9 Aug 2018 Tim Hill wrote:
> > In article , Richard Porter
> > wrote:
> >> Hi all, I've got a strange problem on one of my sites. On
> >> http://www.mmpa.org.uk/ all of the gif images are missing, including
> >> the yellow
All the NetSurf web services  are now securely accessible. This has
been made possible by the lets encrypt service  providing no cost
certificates and pepperfish proving the infrastructure to manage them.
We are making this change to ensure our users privacy is protected.
A lot of features and bug fixes have happened since the 3.8 release so
I am considering producing a 3.9 soon.
The merging of the work to add css media queries has resulted in much
improved rendering on many web sites including making our handling of
CSS length  calculations much more sensible
On Sat, Jun 22, 2019 at 05:36:39PM +0100, Richard Torrens (lists) wrote:
> In article <20190615175934.gh14...@kyllikki.org>,
>Vincent Sanders wrote:
> > A lot of features and bug fixes have happened since the 3.8 release so
> > I am considering producing a 3.9 soon.
> I had intended to release before now but testing kept revealing
> issues, however I now believe that we are ready for a 3.9 release
> candidate on Sunday June 16th with the actual release on Saturday June
> 22nd unless critical bugs are discovered.
Well it seems a lot of bugs decided to make
On Sun, Aug 04, 2019 at 02:17:36PM +0100, Peter Young wrote:
> I would have reported this on the bug tracker, but I've found it
> impossible to access this, even after a change of password.
I just tried this myself from RISC OS build and I can log into mantis
> This is currently with 3.10
I am pleased to announce the latest release of NetSurf is now available.
NetSurf 3.9 features support for CSS Media Queries (level 4) and
Also included are many bug fixes and improvements.
We recommend all users upgrade to NetSurf 3.9.
On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 11:00:25AM +0100, Jim Nagel wrote:
> Vincent Sanders wrote on 21 Jul:
> > NetSurf 3.9 features support for CSS Media Queries (level 4) and
> > Also included are many bug fixes and improvements.
On Thu, Nov 07, 2019 at 02:43:09PM +, David Higton wrote:
> Something appears to have gone wrong betweem the RISC OS CI versions 4885
> and 4886. I tried typing a reply in the ROOL site, but no keyboard input
> appeared. The same is true for for 4886 and 4887, but 4885 is OK for me.
On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 10:40:17PM +0100, Richard Porter wrote:
> On 21 Oct 2019 Jim Nagel wrote:
> > I downloaded Netsurf #4874 today, replacing #4850.
> > Upon trying to load various websites I get a mysterious error message that
> > says only "Warning from Netsurf: Unknown". The status
On Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 01:21:26PM +0100, Richard Porter wrote:
> On 22 Oct 2019 David Pitt wrote:
> > It is on the bug tracker now. The example above is a very broken site,
> > neither Safari or Firefox get anywhere with it.
> I get the same response after a long wait.
I have changed
On Sat, Feb 29, 2020 at 10:33:10PM +, Peter Slegg wrote:
> I have just installed the Atari test build 5032 and it throws an error.
> NetSurf failed to initialise
> I switched the binary back to a previous build but that failed as
> well. Investigation showed that the cache folder
On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 03:29:30PM +, Harriet Bazley wrote:
> Netsurf doesn't seem to support HTML of the form
> but always defaults to a sequential numerical list, whatever type/value
> the source specifies - are we all supposed to be styling list entries
> with CSS nowadays?
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