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Re: [O] [OT] A new web browser‽

From: Ramon Diaz-Uriarte
Subject: Re: [O] [OT] A new web browser‽
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:51:07 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.13; emacs 24.5.1

On Sat, 16-04-2016, at 03:44, Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> wrote:
> Ramon Diaz-Uriarte <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Thu, 14-04-2016, at 09:07, Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> (...)
>>>> Eric, do you mean the dlbsnail and S3.dlbsnail? Or do you mean the
>>>> "LinkDownloads"? The last one I've not been able to get to work (seems to
>>>> do nothing).
>>> I only installed the dlbsnail, and I think it works okay.
>> Understood, thanks.
>>> (...)
>>> Apart from that, though, this setup is fairly Conkeror like. Just
>>> faster, and with fewer mysterious silent crashes!
>> Faster? How did you do that? For me it is slower, noticeably (I estimate no
>> less than 3 to 4 times; from less than one second to about two or more
>> seconds in many simple tasks such as opening a link from a email under
>> emacs; yes, I am reusing a running firefox with "--new-window"). I guess I
>> might need to disable extensions, etc?
> I'm not the right one to ask, I'm afraid -- I have no idea! I try hard
> not to use browsers at all, and don't really have any plugins installed.
> Conkeror used to struggle mightily just to keep up with my typing (and
> this is not a boast about my typing speed, sadly), and regularly
> "stopped to think" for several seconds. I never really looked into it...

Thanks for the clarification.

Ramon Diaz-Uriarte
Department of Biochemistry, Lab B-25
Facultad de Medicina
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid 
Arzobispo Morcillo, 4
28029 Madrid

Phone: +34-91-497-2412

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