Chilean Site Compares Mozilla, Mozilla Firebird, IE and Opera
Thursday November 13th, 2003
Fenix writes: "The Chilean website www.eltallervirtual.cl has reviewed four browser for the Windows platform: IE, Mozilla, Mozilla Firebird and Opera. Mozilla Firebird wins the battle, but both Mozilla and Mozilla Firebird showed relatively slow loading of pages from the cache. Does anybody know why?"
The review, which focuses mostly on performance metrics and test results, is in Spanish. An automated Google translation is available.
#4 Mozilla slower at going back to previous pages
Thursday November 13th, 2003 11:11 PM
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"Both Mozilla and Mozilla Firebird showed relatively slow loading of pages from the cache. Does anybody know why?"
Of course! We've known for over three years that Opera is much faster than Mozilla at rendering a page when you click the Back button, and we've had good ideas about why that is. Just take a look at bug 38486 <http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=38486> Please don't spam that bug with useless comments as a certain Bugzilla user has rudely done, however.