[Bug 207199] [NEW] Firefox 3.0 cannot claim to be lightweight

Caroline Ford caroline.ford.work at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 26 16:31:33 UTC 2008

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox-3.0

"lightweight web browser based on Mozilla"

"Firefox 3 is the next major release of the standalone Mozilla browser;
it is written in the XUL language and designed to be lightweight and

This browser was previously known as Firefox 2, Firebird and Phoenix.

Install this firefox package too, if you want to be automatically
upgraded to new major firefox versions in the future."

We really can't claim firefox 3 is lightweight. It's notably slower on
my celeron 1200 laptop, and epiphany is clearly more lightweight. It's
lighter than the whole mozilla suite, but that is obviously more than a

** Affects: firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

Firefox 3.0 cannot claim to be lightweight
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