[GLLUG] Firefox 3 vs. 2
david at ramaboo.com
Sun Sep 28 20:57:35 EDT 2008
its faster by every measurable standard iv seen. its also more stable
from my experience.. but the biggest gain is memory management. it
does not leak like ff2 nearly as much.
Under linux you can run both versions with very few problems (though
not at the same time). i do it all the time to test websites first
with 3 then with 2.
So far other than plugin compatibility (which is much better now) i
see no reason to use ff2 other than to test websites.
On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 7:51 PM, Chick Tower <c.e.tower at gmail.com> wrote:
> For those of you who have tried the Firefox 3 versions, how do you like
> it compared to the versions 2.xx? I'm not interested in test results
> showing the new version is faster, unless you conducted the tests
> yourself, or if it feels faster. Does it have new features you like?
> I'm not just trying to start a conversation. I'm asking before I commit
> to the new version if it's worth it, and whether or not you can go back.
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