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22 May, 2005
The new feature of Netscape 8 is the ability to select Firefox or Internet Explorer as the rendering engine on the fly to get the best page rendering result. We know some of us prefer to use Firefox rendering engine exclusively. It is very easy to do so, simply follow the steps listed in our knowledge base - "Use Firefox as the only rendering engine in Netscape 8.
Join our discussion - "Use Firefox as the only rendering engine in Netscape 8" at SillyDog701 Message Centre.
13 May, 2005
On behalf of SillyDog701, it is my honour to express our warmest welcome to Mr Jay Garcia, the webmaster of The Unofficial Netscape FAQ, UFAQ.org. Mr Jay Garcia is a well known person in Netscape newsgroups.
SillyDog701 welcomes Jay Garcia on board, and sincerely hope both SillyDog701 and UFAQ.org can together bring Netscape community stronger.
More detail about Mr Jay Garcia in SillyDog701.
(update 19th May 2005)
(update 29 August, 2005)
(update 30 August, 2005)
We evacuated to Long View, Texas. Home in New Orleans is questionable, office in Kenner, La is probably gone, dunno yet. But at least we didn't get the full brunt since we're west of New Orleans. Only 15 miles but better than at ground-zero ...(Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans)
(update 3 September, 2005)
(update 10 September, 2005)
The home in New Orleans is another story. All is well there with no flooding or damage. But we cannot return (legally) for at least another 3 to 4 months. So, we'll make our temporary home at my Kenner office which is a residence to begin with that we converted to an office. Nice little house again .....(Updates from Mr. Jay Garcia)
8 May, 2005
It is very sad to report that another Netscape support site, UFAQ (The Unofficial Netscape FAQ, http://ufaq.org/ ), is cybersquatting SillyDog701. Instead of uniting resources, they chose to divide Netscape users and worsen friendships. We were shocked and condemn their behaviour.
In the past, UFAQ.org has removed all links and references to SillyDog701 from its website and its forums. And SillyDog701 responded by not banning back, not removing any forum messages referring to UFAQ.org (SillyDog701's official response and another reference)
SillyDog701's url is sillydog.org. Please make sure you type it correctly. Even under such cybersquatting, SillyDog701 will continue to provide a friendly and informative place for all Netscape, Mozilla, Firefox and Mac users.
Please see this thread for more background information.
What have they done?
They remove all links to SillyDog701, and now, they are trying to cybersquat SillyDog701 with following domains sillydog701.org, sillydog.info and sillydog.us. (A known list at time of writing, the list could be longer.)
Again, SillyDog701's url is sillydog.org. Please make sure you type it correctly.
screenshot of sillydog.info:
Typing sillydog701.org and sillydog.us will show you the same result. SillyDog701's domain has been cybersquatted by UFAQ.org.
SillyDog701 has been a Netscape resource site since 1999, and is proud to provide a nice and friendly community venue for all Netscape, Mozilla, Firefox, as well as Mac users. Over those years, we've seen the falling of Netscape and coming back of Netscape, SillyDog701 has been here, and acted an important role for supporting Netscape.
Please see this thread for more detail.
4 May, 2005
MacCentre701, a Mac division of SillyDog701, created a video codec comparison page for some popular video codecs used in today's internet movie delivery (delivery codecs).
The same movie is then exported to QuickTime 7's exciting H.264 codec, as well as H.263, Sorenson Video 3, MPEG-4 codecs for comparison. Without a doubt, H.264 is a great codec. You can see the details in this page.
See QuickTime codec comparison page for more detail.
A screenshot of the desktop show was captured.
H.264 is also known as MPEG-4 Part 10. H.263 is the standard by ITC for internet video conferencing, Sorenson Video 3 is a popular codec as it delivered clear picture and reasonable small file size. MPEG-4 is a new standard.
See QuickTime codec comparison page for more detail.
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