using 1/17 build of netscape 1) launch netscape 2) launch composer 3) insert text 4) highlight that text 5) go into Link properties and enter a valid URL 6) click OK 7) now glide your cursor over that link in the composer window notice you don't see the link in the window pane. See 4.x behavior. should work like that. all platforms.
assigning to kathy -- kathy can you do this or should this go to charley
I think Simon has a bug a about making our status area work like Browsers, so this is a good example of what it should be used for.
moving to Future since dependent bug is Future'd
spam composer change
An additional suggestion is to be able to show the file path and alternative text from images on mouseover not just the links.