Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Aug 2012 00:20 UTC, submitted by Markus Su
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla's Dave Mason, when asked by derStandard.at what the most scary part of Firefox' roadmap is: "It has to be Firefox OS which is a huge step for Mozilla. It is exciting and scary at the same time. This is the first time we had to partner with some other companies to get to the end results so that's a hard transition for us." I commend Mozilla for attempting this. I've been trying out Firefox on my Nexus 7 today, and it's really, really good (save for the interface, which needs some serious Holo love). If this is an indication for what Firefox OS is going to be like - good on 'm.
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RE: Why?
by pandronic on Mon 13th Aug 2012 11:51 UTC in reply to "Why?"
pandronic
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2006-05-18

I'm not denying your experience and I've read comments from a few other people having the same experience, but this Firefox behavior is a mystery to me. On several low and high end systems, Windows 7 and XP powered I've never encountered anything like that. Maybe it's some corner case or something specific to a certain usage pattern?

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RE[2]: Why?
by JoshuaS on Mon 13th Aug 2012 15:09 in reply to "RE: Why?"
JoshuaS Member since:
2011-09-15

As always, experiences may vary. But I feel that Mozilla is under an ostrich effect. They are losing a lot more people over these issues as you might think. I even know a handful of old study buddies telling me they switched to Chrome from Firefox because of performance issues, and now with the stability issues and Chrome add-ons it's hard to stay positive about Firefox next to Chrome.

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