Firefox v3.5 Needs to go back to the drawing board
This truly is “embarrassing”. The Mozilla team really pulled a “Windows ME” with their latest release of Firefox. After being open for 5 minutes, Firefox with only the “embarrassing” tab open has 26 MB more memory usage than IE8 running for hours with 3 tabs open (including a Bing Map).
LAME! And what happened to Firebug?! When I try to inspect a page, the CSS gets completely hosed. I know the Firebug team has rewritten it to use JetPack, but it looks like they had to rush to get a v3.5 compatible version out in time for Mozilla’s release.
I’m not one to rollback software. I’m a software junkie—I NEED the latest version. It is with a heart that I uninstall Firefox v3.5. I’m slighted enough that I’ll probably go back to v2.0 until this whole mess gets straightened out <weeps bitterly />.
Update: Firefox v3.5.1 is no better
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