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Re: [vox-tech] Firefox 3.5
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Re: [vox-tech] Firefox 3.5



On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 11:51:45AM -0400, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> http://www.slashgear.com/firefox-3-5-released-faster-javascript-location-aware-new-privacy-features-3048323/
> 
>    Firefox 3.5 brings with it the new TraceMonkey JavaScript engine, said to
>    be more than twice as fast as in v3.0 and ten times faster than Firefox 2
> 
> But it's hard to gauge these kinds of statements - it most likely means
> "Firefox 3.5 for Windows".  Not sure if this is true for Linux.

Well, here are some numbers:
http://www.tuxradar.com/content/benchmarked-firefox-35-beta-4

note the link at the bottom to:
http://www2.webkit.org/perf/sunspider-0.9/sunspider.html

I'm using 3.5 on Ubuntu.  Can't say that I've noticed any real difference,
but I haven't been looking for it either.

-t
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