Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Sat Dec 27 00:03:16 UTC 2008
Simon Slater wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-12-26 at 20:18 +1100, Simon Slater wrote:
>> Merry Christmas All.
>> An urgent but not life-or-death question. I went to
>> http://rolexsydneyhobart.com/yacht_tracker.asp?key=522 to check the race
>> progress but the yacht tracker downloaded but doesn't run. Right
>> clicking shows it is using gnash. Where do I start looking?
>> I am using F8, gnash-0.8.2.3.fc8 and firefox 220.127.116.11. The race
>> finishes on Sunday morning, hence the urgency :). If someone can point
>> me in the right direction I'll start chasing it tomorrow. If someone
>> could verify that gnash works on this site, that would be a start. This
>> site worked with flash for last year's race, so I could always swap over
>> to that.
>> Seasons greetings
> Well, some joy during the night. I refreshed the page late last night
> and the plot of yachts is showing. But this morning it has not
> refreshed itself, the refresh plot button doesn't seem to work, nor do
> the the zoom, favourites etc seem to work. Firefox was set to block
> popups, so have enabled that for this site. I'll wait till after
> breakfast and if no response by then I'll refresh the page again.
Well...it seems nearly impossible to test this site from Taiwan. It is
painfully, painfully slow. It took nearly 5 minutes to load that page
in both FF on Linux and IE7 on Vista. Updates are equally sluggish.
Actually, sluggish would be fast compared to that site.
Such a foolish notion, that war is called devotion, when the greatest
warriors are the ones who stand for peace. Mei-Mei.Greshko at greshko.com
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