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To: Sprite518

Firefox’s rapid-release is one of the most asinine ideas any software company every came up with.

Extension/Add-on developers, many of whom develop those extensions as a sideline, are not able to keep up with the rapid-release INSANITY.

I have some extensions that the developers ceased updating with the FF6 release.

Firefox has lost touch with reality. People use Firefox to be more productive. Rapid-release actually hampers real-world productivity.

Firefox still has memory leakage and memory consumption problems. I recently noticed sluggishness with FF. I had only one tab windows open. I loaded Task Manager and found Firefox consuming over 900mb of RAM.


23 posted on 01/11/2012 5:41:29 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: TomGuy

I solved my memory problem: I downloaded an extension that put “restart” on my file menu. I restart occasionally without even thinking about it. All of my opened tabs are there after restart.


25 posted on 01/11/2012 5:54:13 AM PST by Clara Lou (nObama, noRomney, noPaul, noBachmann, noSantorum . . .)
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To: TomGuy

I already told you that, didn’tt I? And now I’ve told you in triplicate. It pays toay attention to whom one is posting!


30 posted on 01/11/2012 6:02:32 AM PST by Clara Lou (nObama, noRomney, noPaul, noBachmann, noSantorum . . .)
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To: TomGuy

I had enough this morning and imported all my bookmarks into chrome. :(


39 posted on 01/11/2012 7:00:28 AM PST by RabidBartender (The above statement is not meant to be offensive to women. Please don't whine and have me banned.)
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To: TomGuy
Firefox’s rapid-release is one of the most asinine ideas any software company every came up with.

Extension/Add-on developers, many of whom develop those extensions as a sideline, are not able to keep up with the rapid-release INSANITY.

I have some extensions that the developers ceased updating with the FF6 release.

Firefox has lost touch with reality. People use Firefox to be more productive. Rapid-release actually hampers real-world productivity.

So true. FF is on version 9 and I'm still on v 3.6.25 and will be until they quit doing security upgrades. There are ways to force continued use of some add-ons that have not been updated, but it would be better if they didn't put out a new version every other month.

40 posted on 01/11/2012 7:16:25 AM PST by CedarDave (Donna Brazile: "... we we believe that the weakest candidate ... [is] Mitt Romney.")
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To: TomGuy
And FF will release FF 10 on Jan. 31. Followed by FF 11 in March. FF 12 in April and FF 13 in June.

My task manager shows 143,455 K but I have had it up to 160,000K.

Some report problems loading PDF. I used to experience that with earlier releases of FF. But no longer.

43 posted on 01/11/2012 7:43:40 AM PST by donozark (Ron Paul! You magnificent bastard! I read your book! (cook book that is))
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