so, is the whole blogs.sun.com thing a place for employees to vent their inevitable frustrations, but in a place where absolutely no one will ever see them and thus they can't cause any damage whatever?
How very perceptive :)
Roller seems to be a bit of a PITA. There's no trivial way to preview a post, for one. You have to save a draft, then "Edit" the draft, then post it properly. Seems rather a silly way of doing things.
Micah: the date/time bug has long since been fixed (it's bug 4852615). And I'm afraid that Mozilla is no less crash-prone on Linux than it is on Solaris (believe me...).
Linux is great but I'm not sure how you reached the conclusion you needed it based on a fixed bug, one that hasn't anything to do with Solaris, and having an ancient machine :)