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Full Article Attached Mozilla Looking to Forge Alliances with GNOME and Other Open Source Projects to Combat Longhorn

Tuesday April 6th, 2004

jgraham writes: "Brendan Eich has written an interesting post to the netscape.public.mozilla.seamonkey newsgroup outlining some of the plans being made to ensure that Mozilla technology remains useful and relevant in the future. Brendan sees Mozilla developing into an open cross-platform alternative to forthcoming Microsoft technologies such as XAML and is looking to collaborate with other open-source projects to make this happen." The GNOME project is mentioned explicitly. Brendan's message is part of a longer thread about the goals of mozilla.org.


#103 Re: Re: Re: First thing first

by bzbarsky

Sunday April 11th, 2004 10:11 PM

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> But for the pages I use to test, Gecko/Mozilla takes about factor 3 to render.

Are there bugs on these? Usually, when we're that much slower there's a particular bottleneck being hit by the page (usually an O(N^2) algorithm that just needs fixing). Unless the bottleneck is one of the very few ones we already know about, chances are we can fix it without too much trouble.