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I'm slowly beginning to switch back to IE. Mozilla is out of its mind.
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post #42 of 70
Quote:
Originally Posted by MGX1016 View Post
FF had memory leak issues before, and I haven't seen it in a while so I don't even get what they keep fixing...
I have gotten memory leaks in Chrome and Firefox. There are still a bunch of bugs in these browsers. I am still waiting for one that does not have memory leaks.
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I have gotten memory leaks in Chrome and Firefox. There are still a bunch of bugs in these browsers. I am still waiting for one that does not have memory leaks.
lol, tell me about it. I have Chrome as an OS, and that thing suffers on 2GB much worse than Win7 + IE9 does (CR-48 vs old n10e )
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I'm slowly beginning to switch back to IE. Mozilla is out of its mind.
Yeah. If they don't allow forks of their builds (i.e. Waterfox) to implement their own versioning control, I'm seriously considering switching to Safari or (blech) IE because at least sensible versioning for god's sake.
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post #45 of 70
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Originally Posted by Riou View Post
I am not sure what Mozilla's plans are, but they want to mimic the nature of web apps like Google Docs, Gmail, etc. They do not have version numbers known to the public (although they likely have internal build names).
Google Docs is not the same as a web browser though. It's a hosted application that is not subject to running on highly variable system configurations. The only variation is the browsers that render the application, and there are only a few real differences between the major ones with the exception of IE8 and prior.

When a browser isn't working, it could be caused by the browser itself, the system configuration or any one of the 20 toolbars that are installed.

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In all honesty nobody believes they would continue with this ridiculous schedule after more than a few months. In a few years we would be using what, Firefox v 24 ?
And Chrome 31
    
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post #46 of 70
I'm not entirely sure why people care so much. The auto-updates literally take a few seconds... And if you don't like auto-updates, find a stable version and disable auto-aupdates.
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still on FF 4. something only updated because i reinstalled windows 3.6 was fine
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This is even worse.

Time to find a new browser. It's been a good run, firefox.
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Using Firefox Nightly 8.0a1 64bit as my main browser now from Firefox 3.5. All of my original addons work now after changing the rdf file settings. Good releases so far imo.
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post #50 of 70
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post
Only prolonging FF inevitability into an obscure existence, in which only fanboys care.
Firefox has many more users than Chrome or Opera, and the fall has practically stopped.

Quote:
Originally Posted by MGX1016 View Post
FF had memory leak issues before, and I haven't seen it in a while so I don't even get what they keep fixing...
Chrome uses just as much and FF7 has fixed the issue, FF8 nightly is using 561MB (i.e. A whole lot less than Chrome, IE9, etc) with 15 tabs, 4 of which are very flash heavy.
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