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No more Firefox [Jan. 7th, 2006|01:47 pm]
“Nightwatch”
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From: referenceman
2006-01-07 08:27 pm (UTC)
Yeah, that and not working with keychain, and problems with italics, and button issues... I switched back to safari a while ago.
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[User Picture]From: ralesk
2006-01-07 09:33 pm (UTC)
Ugh, why do the Dock and the Activity Monitor, etc. use so much VM? That’s seriously effed up o.O

(Yeah, FF is a memory hog; the bug is simple and known for ages and noone cares about it)
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[User Picture]From: night_watch
2006-01-07 10:18 pm (UTC)
Darwin's VM system tends to give processes way more virtual memory than they need. The simplest Perl script takes up 100 MB or so of VM (or at least that's how much is reported). It doesn't seem to affect performance though, so I suspect there's a Good Reason for it.
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[User Picture]From: thoink_dragon
2006-01-08 06:16 am (UTC)
Holy hell. The Mac version apparently hasn't been optimized or somesuch. I rarely have it top 100mb, and lesser mortals would cringe at the number of tabs I generally have open. Normally I wouldn't allow such memory usage, but it's Windows, and there's a reason I have 2Gb.
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[User Picture]From: summercomfort
2006-01-08 09:29 am (UTC)
I was on Safari for a while, but recently switched back to Firefox. I mean, I average around 300mb, and since I'm usually pretty low key surfing, I place a greater value on, say, having the links I click from Gmail open up in tabs instead of new windows, etc.
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From: gunsandkisses
2006-01-08 03:34 pm (UTC)
Well, for Windows users, like myself, Firefox is better than anything... Don't even get me started on I.E...
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[User Picture]From: hdofu
2006-01-09 02:31 am (UTC)
Wowsers
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[User Picture]From: _stargasm
2006-01-11 02:30 am (UTC)
srsly... that's a ton of memory.
i love my FF though ^__^
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From: (Anonymous)
2006-01-11 07:09 pm (UTC)
safari,huh?what are you talking about.maybe you should go and grow up a bit...well, anyways I'm gonna go and think about you growing up...buh,bye
think...
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[User Picture]From: night_watch
2006-01-11 07:11 pm (UTC)
banned
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[User Picture]From: canieatyou
2006-01-25 04:19 pm (UTC)
in windows my fireox eats about that much memory and then at least 10% of the processor. but that is because i generally have 20-30 tabs open.
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