Performance Comparison of Mozilla 1.3 Beta and Safari v60

Friday February 14th, 2003

Mac bystander writes: "Interesting article comparing Mach-O Mozilla 1.3b on OS X to the new Safari beta. Sounds like the whole perf thing is not as clear-cut in that comparison as it is when comparing Safari to Chimera (off the 1.0 branch) or Netscape 7 (1.0 branch) on a broadband in-lab connection... ;)"

#40 Not an accusation just questioning re: troll. eom

by PaulB <>

Monday February 17th, 2003 12:02 PM

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Yes the footprint does increase, but with modern OS's modern memory management and memory chips being cheap, is this such an issue? It would be nice to get the size of the footprint down, but in the long run will the benifit be worth the effort? I have 256MB of memory on OS X 10.1.5 and rarely have a performance issue with Mozilla's footprint size.