Mozilla 0.9.3 Released!

Thursday August 2nd, 2001 today released Mozilla milestone 0.9.3, continuing to work towards a 1.0 release. Preliminary data is showing that 0.9.3 is up to 35% more stable than 0.9.2, thanks to increased focus on stability bugs this milestone. Along with that, the newest incarnation of the Modern has had some additional work since 0.9.2.

Builds are available on's download page (or go right to the FTP directory), along with release notes.

#45 Latency before pages show up.

by parallel

Friday August 3rd, 2001 4:32 PM

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I have a 200Mhz Pentium 164MB RAM running Windows 2000. When I compare the speed of page loading between IE 5.5 and Mozilla 0.93, I've found that the overall loading time is still won by IE.

On Mozilla there actually is a 2-second delay before the page start appearing. Undoubtedly Mozilla renders the page much faster than IE. However IE let the user view the page quicker.

What is Mozilla actually doing during that 2-second or so latency? Anyone can tell me? I'm just curious.


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