Tomcat 4/AMD For Next Machine/Mozilla 0.9.4

Apache’s Jakarta project has released Tomcat 4! It features all the latest Sun specification versions for JSP and Servlets and has twice your recommended daily allowance of buzzwords. Doubtless we will see a release of JBoss that incorporates it momentarily.
I’ve been thinking that my next machine (unlikely to come until late next year) might be the first to have a non-Intel processor in it. I’ve got an AMD in my machine at work and it has very nice performance. Then I saw this article from Tom’s hardware on how processors behave in response to a failed heat sink. 600+ degrees F. Damn, that’s warm.
So I’m not discarding my idea of getting an AMD by any means but if I do get one I’m going to pay a hell of a lot more attention to the heat sink I buy for it than I have ever paid before.
I know it’s redundant to even say that a program is getting better and better and bugs are getting killed with each new release but I wanted to briefly sing the praise of Mozilla 0.9.4. Even though the difference in the 0.9.X point releases would seem small, you can really see that it just keeps getting more and more stable and works better and better. I use it for about 95% of my browsing now, and in fact, I get annoyed when I hit sites like Bank of America that refuse to let me use it.

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