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Re: issues with Windows NT Amaya 3.2.1 -- tables and scrolling

From: Irene VATTON <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2000 11:42:13 +0200
Message-Id: <200008170942.LAA18513@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: Marek Lugowski <marek@enteract.com>
cc: www-amaya@w3.org
> hi.  I just tried my html-4.01-validated pages and Amaya still has trouble
> with them:
> a)  http://homepage.mac.com/marek_lugowski/
>     pretty spectacular failure.  let me know what you think is tripping
>     up Amaya.  I think it is tables within tables.

I cannot access this page

> b)  http://www.enteract.com/~asgp/chapbook.html
>     a simple table with text before and after.  Amaya used to render the
>     entire page but now stops short of finishing.  If the view is exploded
>     to full-screen, it renders it correctly (on my 1600x1200 monitor);
>     shrinking it back makes it not render it.  This is both using pageDown
>     and scrollbar

I guess it's due to a trouble with the http connection. It always renders it 
correctly (I tested different sizes of the window) on my Windows and Unix 

> c)  http://www.enteract.com/~asgp/agnieszka.html
>     of course it renders it funny, jumping rapidly for each item loaded,

Each time it receives a new image Amaya reformats and redisplays the page.

>     but that's not the point.  paints black bands from one pixel to
>     tens of pixels wide when the scrollbar is grabbed and dragged down.
>     Does not happen on the way up.  I am wondering if it is the wallpaper
>     which is faking it out.

This is a specific bug of the Windows version. I don't know why from time to 
time the background image is not repainted correctly.

> All this on NT 4.0 Service Pack 5 256 meg ram, Voodoo 770D video card,
> Pentium III 550, on campus at Northwestern (switched ethernet).  
> These are definitely Amaya artifacts.  I have not been able to reproduce
> them in other browsers.  All the pages are also optimized for Lynx 2.8.3.
> 				-- Marek
> -- 
>   -------------------  http://www.enteract.com/~marek/  -------------------
>   1 Clickable geomap   Magical Mystery Tour   last add   Kristie's postcard
>   2 HalinaFAQ (now also po polsku)  Halina Poswiatowska Translation Project
>   3 A Small Garlic Press (ASGP)  A 501c3 Nonprofit Corp  $2/chapbook poetry

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