Monthly Archives: October 2007


A small amusement for the weekend: I recently ran across the Whatever button extension. It’s a wry take on the way users have been conditioned to automatically click through any prompt that interrupts their workflow. Sometimes it’s just ignoring a … Continue reading

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OS X and virtual “bloat”

There’s a lot of work going on these days to improve Mozilla’s memory usage, and it’s a complicated issue with different facets. When discussing this with users, one thing that sometimes comes up is the difference between a process’s working … Continue reading

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Solaris, reporting for duty

Solaris has recently gained some attention from Mozilla developers, largely due to the availability of DTrace. Rob Sayre, in particular, has recently been putting it to good use tackling performance and memory problems. I just reinstalled the latest release, Solaris … Continue reading

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