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Re: Fly in from right banner

> At 12:09 PM 2/15/96 -0800, you wrote:
> >I tried your scrolling banner at 'www.shopsite.com' and it was impressive 
> >BUT ended in a GPF in Netscape (2.05b).
> >	-Lew Barnesson, a new subscriber
> Don't know if it'll fix the GPF, but you'll definitely want to download the
> final of 2.0, which has been available a week or two now.
> -- Gordon

I have not tested this particular site but one of the problems with 
banner routines/functions is they require endless recursion. This is 
due to the current limited number of RT (real time) event handlers in 
JavaScript. The most reliable types are ones the do not pass 
arguments to the functions (Mr Stack... say hello to Mr Heap).
I have seen some that will run on a Windows 8meg platform for less 
than 10 minutes. And of course if they are really screwed up, just 
loading them might cause a problem. Obviously the lastest version of 
Netscape SHOULD be better. However, I have found, as with all complex 
applications, as one thing is fixed something else is broken.

Hey Netscape (dev/null) how about some real event handlers like:
timers that are accurate at times below 150ms (say down to 20-30ms)
resetTimeout(id);  for imediate reuse at the selected ms delay.
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