On Thu, 1 Dec 2005 08:37:11 -0500, Lee Harvey <leeharvey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Bob Cunningham wrote:
> > Opera 8.51 (on Win2K) load The Register front page fine
> > (http://www.theregister.com/), but hangs when loading any story. It
> > seems the first 15 page items are loaded, but the 16th causes a hang.
> > All of The Register pages load very rapidly under Firefox 1.5.
> > So, does Opera hate The Register, or does The Register hate Opera? I
> > think I smell a news story here!
> This seems to be a recurring theme, which may indicate a real problem with
> 8.51 -- albeit, difficult to replicate on a consistent basis. For another
> example, see Paul's thread titled, "Why does Opera 8.51 load a website, then
> stop?" dated 2005/11/29 in opera.general. I haven't spent any time on the
> Opera web forums, so perhaps there's some more relevant info there.
I often see this, and it's been a problem for many years. Opera seems
to overlook the closing of a connection, so it'll sit there forever
waiting for notification of the end of connection that is already closed.
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