Mika Tuupola wrote:
> I have been playing with Netfront 3.01 for Series 60 this
> morning. I wonder if this is essentially the same browser
> as which is used in i-mode handsets? If not how does
> it differ?
I'm somewhat out of touch, but when I evaluated NetFront about 3 years
ago I believe that was the case. At the time they seemed pretty
agressive to run it on many platforms (I tried the Linux version).
> Initial impression is quite positive. Netfront is much
> lighter than opera. Opera which is much bigger hogs almost all
> memory of my 3650 phone. Netfront does not handle pages _not_
> designed for mobile screen as well as Opera, but you should
> have separate pages for mobiles anyway.
I have to agree - I found it quite impressive for it's size at the time.
It did have a few issues with ISO8859-1 characters (sometimes highbit
stripped, sometimes way wrong, sometimes with a space prefixed) and
presumably it has improved.
> Biggest downside on Netfront is that it does not seem
> to support Accept-Encoding header / sending content
Right. Have they fixed the HTTP-EQUIV="Refresh" meta tag?
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