Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Sep 2012 23:28 UTC, submitted by Hiev
Google "I was recently testing some of the keywords and positions for our help-desk app and it suddenly occurred to me that 80% of the page were not actually the search results. Check this out." He has a very good point. Google has work to do here.
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RE[4]: Where?
by UltraZelda64 on Thu 6th Sep 2012 20:09 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Where?"
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Yep. True. As yet another side effect, running NoScript drastically reduces the amount of memory wasted on unwanted garbage. Minimal or no javascript or any other scripting leads to much less memory consumed on stuff that would be better used on loading the actual pages you want to read. When you've got my problem (not enough memory for the number of tabs you typically have open), this can delay the inevitable swapping for a while. I noticed that many major news sites are bad for this, and of all the sites I visit Slashdot is probably the biggest offender... but it relies so much on javascript it's not really a good idea to keep it disabled on that site. /. is the main exception I can think of.

Edited 2012-09-06 20:10 UTC

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