gnorpm is still doing the dozens of boxes flashing on the
screen when you hit preferences for the first time. This
was fixed in a later version of it. (Other fixes went in
to, but I am not sure what.)
The flashing boxes not only looks awful, on a slow machine
with 32megs I can watch the load shoot up as the windows
get drawn and taken away again.
The version with info in the status line would be much
Can't reproduce with gnorpm-0.96-1.