Is M12 Alpha?

Thursday December 2nd, 1999

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#36 yes it's fast UNLESS you lack RAM

by RvR <>

Friday December 3rd, 1999 2:31 AM

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you made a very good point, here : people usually don't realize that what slows an app most is lack of RAM.

no application can be fast when your OS is swapping !

that's why i think that, given people with equivalent processors, some are complaining that moz crawls because they have, perhaps, 32 MB RAM whereas people whith more than 64 MB RAM are satisfied with the current speed.

My personnal experience is that i have lots of RAM and for me moz is much faster than Nav4.x on some points, the most important being resizing a page containing tables (and lots of pages around the web contain many tables). Yes, sometimes it's freezing, but those O(N!) problems are solvable.

M3 could be considered as a rough draft, but M12 is a perfect alpha software !

-- Hervé