[Gllug] Guardian says Firefox is rubbish

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Wed Jul 9 08:06:46 UTC 2008

On 9 Jul 2008, Tethys outgrape:
> Nix writes:
>>The *right* thing to do is to have versioned .mozilla-... directories
>>and have FF make a new one when it needs to, but let's face it: no
>>*other* Unix programs do that
> Errr.... gimp does. As does gstreamer. And hell, even OO.o manages
> to get it right in that regard. But not firefox.

gstreamer has actually had multiple slip-ups in this area, but they do

>>Konqueror would beg to differ, as would WebKit (which is of course
>>KHTML+KJS-Qt, thus Konqueror in a different suit and without most of
>>the really cool embeddability).
> Tried it, hated it. When it can render things properly[1], I might

WORKSFORME, no problems. Perhaps I don't visit sites as stylistically
adventurous as you do? :)

> consider it again. I might give the latest version another whirl
> to see how much its improved now that Apple have had to make it
> work for the masses. But certainly the last time I tried it, it
> just wasn't acceptable for every day use.

For a long time its rendering was *better* than FF's. They leapfrog :)
right now FF is ahead, but Konqi is catching up fast (again).
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