[extropy-chat] Firefox 2 [was: The End of Science]

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 27 18:24:45 UTC 2006

On 10/27/06, Robert Bradbury <robert.bradbury at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/26/06, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> "Firefox 2.0 is just like Firefox -- NOT READY FOR PRODUCTION
> USE!
> I managed to produce 3 core dumps and file 3 Talkback incidents in the
> first half hour of using it.
> Production level software fails gracefully when it hits system limits
> (close a tab, close a window, print an
So long as they continue to add things (like spelling checkers) which are
> bells and whistles without addressing fundamental issues like being a robust
> and reliable piece of software I will not be singing its praises.

1. You are of course trying to break things when you set artificial limits
on memory, and open hundreds of tabs...
2. That is absolutely true.  General consumers don't care.  If you believe
otherwise, see what WalMart is selling.
3. You don't think bells and whistles are what people (other than a small
minority like yourself) are asking for?
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