tips for Opera users

Todd O'Bryan toddobryan at mac.com
Tue Sep 18 04:22:38 BST 2007


I just found a site tonight which suggests that OpenOffice, like
Firefox, tries to cache pixmaps in the XServer.

http://mille-xterm.org/en/TerminalMemoryUsage

I wish there were one global place where we could turn this off for all
applications.

On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 21:57 -0500, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Sep 2007 19:39:06 -0600, Daniel J. Summers wrote
> > Bryan Quigley wrote:
> > > What web browser do you use with that website 
> > > (http://www.carteretcountyschools.org/bms/teacherwebs/sdavenport/artgallery6.htm 
> > > <http://www.carteretcountyschools.org/bms/teacherwebs/sdavenport/artgallery6.htm>)  
> > > normally? 
> > > It performs very badly in both Firefox and IE on Windows 2000.  For me 
> > > both become very very slow to respond.  IE handles it slighly better 
> > > than Firefox, but not by much.  Perhaps the website itself deserves 
> > > some blame? (not making it any less of a Firefox/XOrg bug)
> > I'll say - that design is terrible!  The images should have their 
> > quality reduced at least 60%, if not more - at that resolution, you 
> > simply don't get any additional benefit from the larger file sizes.
> 
> Yep, but that's not really the point.
> 
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