[rescue] Mozilla Firefox

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Thu Apr 22 18:46:40 CDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 06:34:46PM -0400, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 05:47:14PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> >   Has anyone discussed this with the Gnome developers?  If not, someone 
> > should.  The problem is, with most Linux-centric stuff like that, the 
> > "developers" are typically a bunch of kids who think they can do no 
> > wrong...and as such, don't even *hear* constructive criticism, much 
> > less pay any attention to it.
> I think you just successfully answered your own question.  Certainly the
> Galeon developers aren't interested in hearing it.

Well, guess what... Gnome 2.6 came out and now after many fixes, the
Nautilus file manager no longer stumbles over itself trying to display
25 gifs in a directory.  And there are many other speedups.

Looks like they REALLY took the advice about not doing premature
optimization on your application to heart.


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