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Isn't this what you fear-mongering kiddies at the tin-foil-hat club were saying about microsoft a few years ago? Guess the OS on your sig rig is just to throw off the FBI eh?

PS - they track your google searches for porn too.

Oh if politics weren't illegal for forum discussion I would light you up like a Christmas tree. But I wonder if you could even hear me with your head so far up your nether region.
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The lousy interface is the main reason I don't use chrome.
Its the 2nd biggest reason for me. The first is AdBlock+ and NoScript.
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So... in other words, Mozilla finally realized that Chrome's success was NOT due to it's constant revisions but rather on being a superior platform.

So now instead of releasing Firefox 12 by the end of the year, their new strategy is to copy all the key marketing points that were originally used for chrome? *shrug* well whatever floats their boat. FF had a good run, glad I've moved on.
Superior? Hardly, they're relatively equal, Chomiums multi-process browsing is easily countered by Firefox's far better extension platform.

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Fire Fox is an awesome Browser no doubt ,but it haven't reach it's full potential...

i would like to see when firefox support 64bit + multipros + 3D card render...
that would realy punch IE real hard.

anyway we'll see
For 64bit get Waterfox or Pale Moon x64, multiprocess is now in the works and 3D Card rendering is used where, exactly?

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I'm curious why multiple processes helps performance for Chrome? Multiple processes mean that the browser will now run in non-contiguous parts of memory that the OS assigns as the process is created, whereas multi-threading (allowing each tab its own thread) means that each tab is contiguous in memory next to each other , which is generally more efficient, or at least I would've assumed it would be.
I'd hazard a guess it's an easy way to ensure the browser can use any amount of cores fairly efficiently.

That, and it means that if one site crashes due to a script or something, they all won't.
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Good. I'm sick of having to restart every time I install a new addon or plugin.
This too.

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I'd point out that a particular fanboy is pissy because his once-great browser of choice is now playing catch-up to both the latest newcomer to the market, the old and once inept grandfather, AND just about every other flavor save the one that wasn't actually build for your operating system...

Id do that, but you wouldn't get it.
Hardly playing catchup, the extensions on Firefox are far better than Chromium, Safari, Opera, etc and generally, FF tends to use less RAM than all of the browsers.

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Thought it said multiprocessor for a second there. This is good news. Will they ever see the glory like in the 2.x days? I miss being on a fast browser with a lot of plug ins. Oh well, Chrome it is.
I'll be damned if I can actually see a real-world difference between any of the major browsers.

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Its the 2nd biggest reason for me. The first is AdBlock+ and NoScript.
QFT, there may be all of the copies of the extensions, but Notscripts for one is really bad compared to NoScript.
    
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Why are people talking about Chrome as if it did MP/MT browsing first? IE7 had it two years before Chrome initially released and honestly, IE7-8 has crashed less than FF pre-4.0 due to memory leaks. I had a screen grab of FF 3.x using nearly a gigabyte of my RAM.
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Really? A process for each tab? Exactly why i'm not using chrome,and now they go and copy Google. Say you have at least 30 tabs open,I don't want 30 additional processes running if i decide to play a game. I shouldn't have to close out the browser when i want to run a game. GG Firefox,looks like i am going to use IE9 if FF ends up being like Chrome.
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Hardly playing catchup, the extensions on Firefox are far better than Chromium, Safari, Opera, etc and generally, FF tends to use less RAM than all of the browsers.



I'll be damned if I can actually see a real-world difference between any of the major browsers.
Because FF doesn't take up another process every time you open a new tab. Once you get so many tabs opened up in chrome,it slows down the system,and multiple tabs in chrome are hard to manage.
I agree with you,I don't see any difference between IE9,Chrome,or FF.
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The lousy interface is the main reason I don't use chrome.
Same here.
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I had a screen grab of FF 3.x using nearly a gigabyte of my RAM.
How many tabs? Because I have screenshots of Chrome using over 2GB RAM in what is normal use for me.
    
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The lousy interface is the main reason I don't use chrome.
Lmao. The interface is exactly the same. With Firefox 4 they all went with the Chrome look. What are you talking about.

If anything Firefox looks worse by default with the light blue skin(which Chrome used to have before going light gray)
    
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OCN has as many Chrome fanboys as Apple haters. Can't anyone just be glad FireFox is improving and maybe give it a second look? No let's just bash it all over, jeez. I use FireFox at home, Chrome for work, and occasionally Opera. Don't see a problem with any of them.
 
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Fire Fox is an awesome Browser no doubt ,but it haven't reach it's full potential...

i would like to see when firefox support 64bit + multipros + 3D card render...
that would realy punch IE real hard.

anyway we'll see
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So... in other words, Mozilla finally realized that Chrome's success was NOT due to it's constant revisions but rather on being a superior platform.

So now instead of releasing Firefox 12 by the end of the year, their new strategy is to copy all the key marketing points that were originally used for chrome? *shrug* well whatever floats their boat. FF had a good run, glad I've moved on.
Firefox has already has separate processes for plug-ins and the browser, native 64bit support since 2010 and hardware acceleration. Chrome doesn't work very well on netbooks. It uses too much CPU and memory. Firefox has a much smaller footprint. I've tried Chrome but it just eats too much memory on my older laptops. Not to mention Chrome's limited ability to customize the UI beyond themes and limited control over the browser. Chrome is too limiting and mainly for people who don't care about controlling or customizing their browser: AKA the non-techy crowd.
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