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Re: Default Firefox settings

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Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently asked about ways to benchmark Firefox[1] because of how
> slow I found Firefox to be  on Fedora 7. It was almost unusably slow,
> prompting me to switch to Konqueror as much as possible.
> However I have found a short tutorial which after following the speed
> seems to at least be on par which my laptop (which has half the
> processing speed, and a slower, IDE hard drive, and slower memory)
> Assuming I haven't encountered some freak situation, it may be
> necessary to consider changing the default Firefox settings, one of
> which is IPV6 DNS. I have zero issues against IPV6 myself, but if it
> helps make Firefox useful, by all means.

Does upstream think the default settings as provided in the vanilla
distribution should be adjusted as set forth in [2] ? If they don't, I
think we shouldn't either.

> Again, if I can provide any objective metrics, please let me know.
> [1] http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-desktop-list/2007-September/msg00135.html
> [2] http://www.zolved.com/synapse/view_content/28106/How_to_speed_up_Mozilla_Firefox_on_Ubuntu

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen
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