Sat Sep 19 14:52:00 GMT 1998
Gifs will be gone by Monday afternoon EDT if not sooner.
---Steve Morris <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> John A. Turner writes:
> > Earnie Boyd wrote:
> > >
> > > I have started creating this announced web page. Feel free to
> > > look.
> > Looks like it will be a great resource.
> > But please, ditch the silly animated gifs. Please.
> I second that on both counts. Great page. Thanks. It is going to the
top of my
> bookmark file. I'm looking forward to its evolution.
> soapbox on.
> However animated gifs cause netscape to continuously take up cpu
cycles on my
> Sparc and, more important for me, forces vm swapping to/from disk.
> swapping when I have a lot of things running. I prefer netscape to
be as quiet
> as possible when I don't give it a command. Animated gifs degrade the
> performance on my system. Animated gifs force me to leave your page
> I want to do something else.
> As to why I am reading a win32 based web page on my sparc that's
> although I suspect the cpu cycle and swapping issue would be the
same on my NT
> box (or my Linux box.) Animated gifs are great for people who are
> the browser. They are bad for reference pages.
> Soapbox off.
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