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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Mon May 08, 2017 5:54 pm

Browsing experiment #2:

Let us take a HTML5 test to see which browser is the most advanced, located at…

https://html5test.com/

NB: No need to test Explorer or Edge here because I assure you they’re useless in such tests (read embarrassing) so let’s press on with the remaining three…

It looks like FireFox got left behind in 2015… :lol:
FF-HTML.png


Chrome looks much better…
Chrome-HTML.png


And the Classic kicks ass as per usual… :)
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Mon May 08, 2017 10:28 pm

Browsing experiment #3:

Is your browser safe against tracking? How well does it protect you? Let's find out at...

https://panopticlick.eff.org/

FireFox... useless!
FF-pano.png


Google's Chrome... useless!
Chrome-pano.png


The Classic... thumbs up! :D
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NB: All tests conducted are the latest version and with "out of the box" settings.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Mon May 08, 2017 10:49 pm

Browsing experiment #4:

Let’s have a WebSocket test…

Q. What is it?

A. “WebSocket is a computer communications protocol, providing full-duplex communication channels over a single TCP connection.”

https://websocketstest.com/

FireFox... works fine.
FF-Socket.png


Google's Chrome... clueless!
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Classic... works fine.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Mon May 08, 2017 11:04 pm

Browsing experiment #5:

Let us now test the latest security protocol called “TLS 1.3”…

https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/viewMyClient.html

Q. What is it?

A. "The Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol Version 1.3. TLS allows client/server applications to communicate over the Internet in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping, tampering, and message forgery.”


Now scrolling down to “Protocol Features”…

FireFox hasn't got a clue what we're talking about...
FF-TLS3.png


Google's Chrome hasn't got a clue what we're talking about...
Chrome-TLS3.png


The Classic... it's getting embarrassing for the competition:
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Mon May 08, 2017 11:30 pm

Browsing experiment #6:

Let us now check how many Cipher Suites (encryption algorithms) our browsers support. This is especially useful for login onto high security places such as banks etc. So let’s navigate to find out…

https://www.howsmyssl.com/

Scrolling to the end of the page…


FireFox supports 15 encryption algorithms…
FF-cipher.png


Google’s Chrome supports 14 encryption algorithms…
Chrome-cipher.png


The Classic supports 17 encryption algorithms…
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Tue May 09, 2017 12:05 am

Time for a recap…

Experiment #1: Handling of RSS Feeds

...the Winner: Classic

Experiment #2: HTML5 capabilities test

...the Winner: Classic

Experiment #3: Safety against tracking

...the Winner: Classic

Experiment #4: Technologies - WebSockets

...the Winner: Classic + FireFox

Experiment #5: Security protocol TLS 1.3 support

...the Winner: Classic

Experiment #6: Encryption algorithms supported

...the Winner: Classic


There are several more web technologies (such as the IPv6 protocol, TCP Fastopen, WebGL, WebVR, WebRTC, etc) that I can run and demonstrate who is the king of the hill, but it’s all very time consuming so I’m gonna leave it at that.

I think we’ve seen enough to understand the difference between what is purported on promotional website ads and many ignorant articles, and what really happens under the hood of browsers.

The masses are clueless… the article authors are either clueless or paid… and the corporations running the show, corrupt to the bone!

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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Tue May 09, 2017 12:35 am

Addendum...

Some of these features *may* indeed be optional and buried deep in the options of some of these browsers, but you need to ask yourselves…

If they are acting in my best security interests (as they claim on their websites) why don't they turn these features ON by default? :?

For example… why would you disable or not support TLS 1.3? :?

I’ll tell you why…

Technologies like TLS 1.3 (and others) are party poopers because they prevent big money makers like Google Analytics (a tool installed on websites that mines information from your system to pass onto websites for a royalty) from working.

In other words, TLS 1.3 and other security features prevent greedy corporations like Google from making billions.

The bottom line is that they DON’T want you to be private and they DON’T want you to be safe (even though they claim they do) because then their privacy-violating tools will stop working! :wink:
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Wed May 10, 2017 3:50 am

I want to share something funny with you. This support email came through and it's a shame I can't copy the exact archaic font and formatting the original is in but anyway...

I have just found the Classic Browser and am not quite sure what to do with it all. Is there some sort of tutorial or tapes to teach someone what's what and where 'what' is? I did try twitter & facebook but had trouble logging in. I also could NOT download any pictures or data from either of them to my documents. Whaz up??

It's in a HUGE courier mono-spaced font and from the content it appears to be some 90 year old! :lol:

Oh my goodness... do we have any tapes to send him? :? Gee, let me check in my 80s drawer... nope just some Kenneth Copeland Ministries tapes! :lol:

This is a hard one to respond to I must say... :?
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Mon May 15, 2017 7:46 pm

I just downloaded and tested the much-touted “Vivaldi” browser and to my surprise it’s a Chrome clone… :roll: and a badly done Chrome clone that repeats exactly the same flaws as Chrome! So what was the point guys? :lol:

Anyway, the Classic will always kick arse and I don’t care who the competition is…

http://theclassictools.com/Tests.htm

And I intend to keep it that way.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Tue May 23, 2017 3:56 pm

New version v1.6 of the Classic Browser is now available:

1. Websites no longer have access to [ALT] key combinations, meaning that the browser will now have exclusive access to the ALT key and therefore no more keyboard shortcut hiccups.

2. Multi-Search now has a “Toggle Engines” button to make it more convenient when you want all search engines enabled or disabled.

3. The introduction of a "Online Services Associations" group in the browser options. Now you can designate which page translator, text translator, email client, proxy server, and text search engine is used. No more hard-coded online services in case they cease to operate.

4. The program's executable file now has the “Run as Administrator” flag enabled by default. This will prevent any disk access issues for people using non-administrative Windows accounts.

5. A new event handler now prevents websites that switch to full screen mode by asking the user for permission. A dialog box will intervene for your authorization. [Alt]+[F11] also kills full screen.

6. New handy buttons have been added to the left of the Address/Title bar, to quickly scroll to the top, middle, or end of your menus and Internet pages. (Affects any screen that has a main window scroll bar)

7. Some nifty coding has resulted in all menus now loading with improved memory efficiency.

8. Improvements in the "Adjust Page" control panel and its functions.

9. When you exit the browser a small and fast special system process appears for an instance to blow away the last traces of leftover Chromium junk files which we couldn't do while the browser was running because they were locked.

10. Content Settings (mic, camera, cookies, notifications, geolocation, etc) glitches (and thus disabled in v1.5 browser options) are now sorted.

11. Updated program documentation.

And Last…

This is the final XP version supplied because it requires too much extra work to render correctly and maintain, as the gap between Chromium v49 and the latest version (v58) has expanded too much. Sorry dudes but I just haven't got the time.


http://theclassictools.com/
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