Dogfood report: Firefox autoupdate works

Segin segin2005 at
Wed May 3 15:05:54 CDT 2006

Dimi Paun wrote:
> On Wed, May 3, 2006 12:00 pm, Dan Kegel said:
>>Windows Firefox just happily updated itself under Wine to
>>  Nice that an uncommon code path worked fine.
> Indeed. Funny you mention it, it just updated here too.
> It worked fine on Windows as well :)))
>>Firefox is solid for my uses lately.  Performance could
>>use some work (reading the wine-devel archive index
>>gets annoying towards the end of the month when it's
>>long, as firefox takes a long time to fetch it (?)).
> Hm, AFAIK 1.5 should cache rendered pages when you go
> back. In fact, it is the first version of any brower
> on Linux that I can confortably use to read LKML archives,
> all others would take way too long to render it every
> time I went back to the index. (Sadly, IE was always much
> faster at this particular task).
Firefox in Wine is faster than IE on Windows.

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