Re: Amaya 4.2.1

> 2) The loading if images can't be turned off. Very bad. I am not willing
> to pay for all the graphics crap many sites put on their stuff.

This is on our TODO list.

> 3) It's impossible to access links derived from coordinates over an
> image. This is also common these days; amaya fails dismally. These links
> don't show up in the link view either. See for an
> example.

I guess the introduction of SVG generated the problem. We'll check.

> 4) Why do numerous libraries (jpeg, z, ...) have to be statically
> linked? GNU autoconf is a marvellous tool! (At 110M compiling it broke -
> disk full. Had to shift somewhere else. All that for a 2M binary - this
> has to be the highest ratio I've seen yet...)

It's for platforms that have no pre-installed libraries or in the case where
available libraries are incompatible.
You can configure and build with your own libraries.

> 5) When entering a URL, I still have to type the "http://". This is
> majorly dumb as well as antiquated. I don't like software forcing me to
> waste my time. I don't care whether it's in any www standard or not.
> Political correctness only makes annoying software.

To avoid to enter file:// when you are loading a local file it needs
to check the local file system first then access the network.
We didn't spend time on this feature but if any external contributor can 
there. Any volunteer?

> 7) If you made the little Help->About Amaya dialog window selectable, I
> could paste your email address.

This is a limitation of the used widget.
Probably the best would be to send a message when clicking on the mail address.
Who knows how to do that?


Received on Wednesday, 10 January 2001 12:05:13 UTC