[rescue] Mozilla Firefox
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Apr 21 16:08:51 CDT 2004
Wed, 21 Apr 2004 @ 15:22 -0400, Dave McGuire said:
> Yes, I tried it recently too. I'm running v0.8, and it *screams*.
> I've tried it on a Sun Ultra60 (2x 360MHz/4MB, 768MB RAM), and a Sun
> E3500 (4x 400MHz/4MB, 1GB RAM) displaying to a SunRay.
There are some controls and other little features I really like in the
Mozilla series. Mainly it lacks a few per-site controls. Lot's of
nifty plugins though, some of which make up for the gaps.
I like Firefox OK, but it still doesn't really solve the general
problems of the browsers.
I also can't figure out why people think it is so fast. It must be
because you guys are comparing it to older browsers.
Something I've noticed: with Firefox, killing the java_vm process
(because it eats 250MB on my system and slows it down), also kills
*DAMN* that is annoying.
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