Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Jun 2008 23:18 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones I've seen superlative after superlative concerning the release of Firefox 3.0, and in all honesty, it is making my stomach ache. Yes, Firefox 3.0 is a great release. It has a slicker interface (the UI on Vista looks quite pretty) and the use of native widgets in Linux is a very, very welcome addition. On top of that, it actually delivers what I was craving for the most from my favourite Windows web browser: much improved performance. But does Firefox 3.0 change the web, or alter the way we use the intertubes?
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javascript is faster
by buff on Fri 20th Jun 2008 23:42 UTC
buff
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2005-11-12

I updated and noticed JavaScript is faster. Gmail loads quicker and the Google calendar interface is snappier. It also uses less memory than version 2 on Linux. Right now is using about 60 MB RAM.The native widget controls and the GTK theme pickup are very nice. It is what I always wanted Firefox to be be on Linux.

I still keep Seamonkey Mozilla around for checking mail but I think I keep it around for nostalgia. I rarely use the Seamonkey browser now that Firefox 3 runs so smoothly on Linux.

Edited 2008-06-20 23:44 UTC

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