[rescue] Mozilla Firefox

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Apr 25 15:45:30 CDT 2004

On Apr 25, 2004, at 4:48 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>> OK.  I was just thinking of how many times JavaScript/ECMA has had
>> memory leaks in the past.
>> There were certain versions of Netscape back in the day that would 
>> leak
>> memory just sitting there if you enabled JavaScript.
> Gah.  I wonder if we'd just be better off with a pure-Java browser.  If
> it used AWT instead of Swing, it'd probably be -faster- than Mozilla.
> And, at least we know Java's GC works.

   Yeah.  But AWT sucks...Swing wouldn't be all THAT much slower.  With 
a modern VM I'm sure a pure-Java browser would be quite usable, as long 
as the Sun-employed wet-behind-the-ears college-boy "programmers" who 
wrote SMC didn't write it.


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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