[rescue] Mozilla Firefox

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Apr 21 20:16:37 CDT 2004

On Apr 21, 2004, at 8:58 PM, Joshua Boyd 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).

   Agreed. :-(


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
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