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Re: Panic: buffer overflow

From: John Russell <ve3ll@rac.ca>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 09:07:36 -0500
To: john.darrington@ot.com.au, www-amaya-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <3A6FECD8.27446.4C8759@localhost>
Further testing reveals that netscape 4 and 6 never get completed.
Amaya does not give error you mention but stops with 12 or 13
pending requests, the same as msie....  i suspect that the shtml
server just can't cope with traffic.  Redesign is required if code
is to be useful to other than creator.

On 25 Jan 2001, at 8:48, John Russell wrote:

> it means that the page is just too busy trying to place objects
> for Amaya to resolve the rendering.  There is also heavy scripting
> which Amaya doesn't do.
> 
> I noted that MSIE 5.5 on a cable hookup here in Niagara Canada
> CANNOT load all the components of the page.  It indicates 21 
> components and folds at about item 12.
> Attempts to 'save as' hangs my computer.
> 
> Netscape 6 does not give a progress report (saves time but less
> useful as a debugging browser) but terminates with dreadful 
> screen presentation.
> 
> If you have any feedback capabilities to the designer, have him/her
> look at the page from a web site that is modem connected or at
> least not 'in house'.  It is patently obvious that this was not done.
> Also have him check with netscape 6 and 4  as well as msie 5
> (all off premises mind you) to see effect for average client.
> 
> I suspect if it is cleaned up for modem guys and those who are
> offshore, it will also fit the constraints of Amaya.
> 
> On 25 Jan 2001, at 13:21, John Darrington wrote:
> 
> > I recently found that one of my local government depts. had revamped
> > their web site, soI decided to check it out with Amaya 4.2.1.
> > 
> > It seems to have discovered an amaya problem:
> > 
> > Most of hte pages have no parse errors, however some show:
> > 
> > *** Errors in
> > http://www.fairtrading.wa.gov.au/charities/links/index.shtml temp
> > file: /home/users/johnd/.amaya/1/index.shtml   line 68, char 66:
> > Panic: buffer overflow
> > 
> > What does this mean??   
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
> http://www.cgocable.net/~jrussel
> Mystery readers may want to click on DOROTHYL
> 



John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
http://www.cgocable.net/~jrussel
Mystery readers may want to click on DOROTHYL
Received on Thursday, 25 January 2001 09:05:36 UTC

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