Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Reply to thread

I feel there is still plenty of scope for a commercial RISC OS browser, but it has to offer:-

* Close to or better than FireFox's level of compliance with typical sites * Plugin components such as Flash * Better speed and responsiveness * Better integration with RISC OS (file saving, launching PDF readers etc) * Better quality of display

On the latter point O2 produces some of the most pleasing displays, as I have to say its TTF render lookes better than RISC OS font manager a lot of the time, especially when using TTF fonts that sites have specified in their design, such as Verdana on news.bbc.co.uk.

 is a RISC OS Userdruck on 25/7/05 4:58PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • Jan Vibe: The interview
    The man, the myth, the BASIC graphics master
     9 comments, latest by harmsy on 17/8/07 3:50PM. Published: 11 Aug 2007

  • Random article

  • Using StrongED with Lua
    Work that text editor hard
     3 comments, latest by Sawadee on 30/4/06 11:25AM. Published: 29 Apr 2006

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign


    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "You mean the Drobe website is brain-damaged by design?"
    Page generated in 0.0341 seconds.