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Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by djgpp » 2021-04-17, 16:07

I thought I should quit Pale Moon and UXP but when I encounter the screenshot of this software I immediately fell in love with it appearance. I think I will be on this forums for a bit longer.

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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2021-04-17, 16:43

It won't be easy for you. Borealis while having more advanced inbox configuration will lack a lot of existing extensions. Since it is a standalone Navigator and I have made a lot of changes SeaMonkey extensions simply aren't a good idea. But we will see. Perhaps we have gotten through to you on some level. Perhaps not. But I think you should get another chance to find out where you belong. But only one more.

We shall see.
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by reenkart » 2021-04-18, 08:00

32bit ?.i may have missed it somewhere or is this leaning toward 64bit?..if 32bit i shall certainly try it.
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by Moonraker » 2021-04-18, 10:55

reenkart wrote:
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32bit ?.i may have missed it somewhere or is this leaning toward 64bit?..if 32bit i shall certainly try it.
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Sadly only 64bit.
I would certainly have jumped onboard if 32bit.
Until i get a 64bit machine i shall plod on with 32bit for now.
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2021-04-18, 11:02

There will be a win32 build.
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by daemonspudguy » 2021-04-28, 14:51

Since the source code isn't public anymore, can someone say if any progress has been made since the last time there was an update post here?

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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2021-04-28, 15:21

I have posted screenshots of work as it happens.
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by Bilbo47 » 2021-04-29, 19:57

The updates are appreciated! They let us know that the alpha/beta version will be followed up by a more-capable general release.

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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by fatboy » 2021-05-04, 06:03

Appreciate the updates, Tobin. Keep them coming :D
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2021-05-04, 06:14

fatboy wrote:
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Appreciate the updates, Tobin. Keep them coming :D
You've been so intrigued and patient. Send me your platform details (OS and if applicable gtk version) by PM or report to my channel. Preferably both.
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by WiseWolf » 2021-05-04, 07:36

New Tobin Paradigm wrote:
2021-05-04, 06:14
fatboy wrote:
2021-05-04, 06:03
Appreciate the updates, Tobin. Keep them coming :D
You've been so intrigued and patient. Send me your platform details (OS and if applicable gtk version) by PM or report to my channel. Preferably both.
Curious, but compared to palemoon, how much cpu usage is there?

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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2021-05-04, 07:44

Performance is roughly the same across all UXP applications provided they are doing the same thing.
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by jobbautista9 » 2021-05-04, 08:59

As an alpha tester, I can confirm.
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by WiseWolf » 2021-05-05, 13:02

New Tobin Paradigm wrote:
2021-05-04, 07:44
Performance is roughly the same across all UXP applications provided they are doing the same thing.
So even the seamonkey browser part uses the same as palemoon if they doing same thing...

huh interesting. Thanks for the info.

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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2021-05-05, 13:23

Do not compare my navigator to their mess please. I have made more changes in the past two years to clean it up than they have in 8 save for mozilla rabid release bustages.
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by WiseWolf » 2021-05-05, 13:33

New Tobin Paradigm wrote:
2021-05-05, 13:23
Do not compare my navigator to their mess please. I have made more changes in the past two years to clean it up than they have in 8 save for mozilla rabid release bustages.
My bad, I guess I phrased that pretty bad, huh...

I am sure yours is way better, mozilla is well...

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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by Moonchild » 2021-05-05, 14:04

Now if only it's every going to come out of pre-release :P
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Re: Borealis Navigator Pre-Release Thread

Post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2021-05-05, 16:39

ShellService needs finished then I suppose I could release unstables but it won't have an add-ons site yet.
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