Firefox is a PIG on memory var: Respectful critic - thanks.

Steve bassix at
Tue Oct 25 18:55:44 UTC 2005

On 10/25/05, Art Alexion <art.alexion at> wrote:
> Nonsense.  The strength of Open Source is its openness.  Lots of talented
> people get to see the code, spot and diagnose problems and correct them
> quickly.
> With proprietary software, only a few get to see the code, and
> non-monumental problems have to wait for "the next release" to get fixed
> -- and then it may get superceded by the needs of the marketing department.
> --
> _______________________________________
> Art Alexion
> Arthur S. Alexion LLC

I agree with you, Art. I think the former argument held true up until
a few years ago. But now opensource has reached such a size that it is
dwarfing even the largest closed source developers.

Thanks to people like Torvalds, Stallman and many, many others! :-)

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