On 25.10.03 09:58, SBC wrote:
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>> I posted this over on the NS page, but for those sitting the fence on
>> whether to stay with NS 7.1, or with moving on to 1.5, now's the time to
>> upgrade. It's probably germane to the 1.4/1.5 upgrade issue as well.
>> "Obviously, the 1mb option is best for 7.1, but after loading and using
>> Mozilla's 1.5 final with my Win98SE I have to recommend moving on to
>> Mozilla. I run Cacheman and have it set to show the free GDI resources.
>> In 7.1, even with the 1mb cache setting I routinely dropped to the
>> mid-upper 40's from my normal 57-59 free while running only the browser
>> or the email program and it stayed there until I closed NS. But with
>> Moz 1.5 there has been no repeat no drop at all. I changed my cache
>> setting to 50mb awhile ago and right now I have both the browser and
>> email up and running and it's purring along nicely at 56-57. Also, as I
>> change web pages it's releasing resources as it goes, e.g. drops to 56
>> for a few moments and then back to 57.
>> Bottom line, if you have the resource issue with NS 7.1, I can
>> wholeheartedly recommend moving on up to Moz 1.5. Best of luck to all.
NS 7.1 is based on Mozilla 1.4 and both share the same resource leak
problem/bug. Mozilla 1.4.1 fixed it. If you like 7.1 then move to 1.4.1
but you'll lose any features proprietary to 7.1 such as IMAP web mail,
AIM, etc ...
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