[rescue] Mozilla Firefox

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Wed Apr 21 19:58:09 CDT 2004

On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 06:41:19PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:

> >But really... why should *any* browser use more than around 32MB?
> >What on Earth are they doing?
>   In the case of Mozilla, its entire user interface is built from 
> compiled-in, run-time-interpreted JavaScript.  It's like some kid 
> decided he wanted to show off how "clever" he was.  Fucking morons.

That's still no excuse.  Writing the GUI in a scripting language
shouldn't take all that much RAM.  Writing it all in a scripting
language especially shouldn't lend itself to memory leaks (unless the
language is bad or the implementation is bad).

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