[rescue] Mozilla Firefox
Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366
patrick at zill.net
Wed Apr 21 21:12:15 CDT 2004
On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 08:58:09PM -0400, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> 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
> > 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).
True. A long time ago a guy wrote a browser in TCL/TK. It ran in
just a few MB of RAM.
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