Towards Mozilla 1.0
Tuesday June 26th, 2001
Gervase Markham recently posted his feelings on what a 1.0 release of Mozilla would be. Gerv has sent us the follow-up to that posting, including much of the feedback he received. To read it, click the full article link. Once you have read through it, we welcome you to post your feelings on what you think a 1.0 release would have. [As Gerv says, please don't post your favorite list of bugs, only the criteria for choosing what bugs to fix.]
#165 Re: Re: Benchmarks.
Thursday June 28th, 2001 5:46 PM
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...and correct CSS2? And <LINK> tags? And XUL applications? And mail? And IM? And image blocking? etc. etc. etc.
Nobody EVER questioned the fact that you could take an arbitrary benchmark utility and throw it at different programs; the thing people have debated is how you compare like with like. IE is FAR, FAR, FAR slower on Linux than Mozilla is, for example.
No doubt you'll find that on a 486 netscape 2.0 puts up a very good fight against ie6 - look at it render pages almost instantly in comparison!!!