Re: Firefox Will Add a Settings Section That Lets You Control "Performance"
- Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:17:09 -0700
- From: Mark12547 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Firefox Will Add a Settings Section That Lets You Control "Performance"
In article <PaSdnRZI7tr7lnLFnZ2dnUU7-KvNnZ2d@xxxxxxxxxxx>,
> Specifically, other than geeks and Fx
> zealots, very few users will bother fiddling with them since they will
> be clueless as what to set them to or what they even are.
I could see corporations having their IT departments do some tuning with
Firefox for other employees, adjusting the tradeoff between memory usage
and multi-tab performance, tuning Firefox to the computer and to fit
with other programs running on those same PCs.
For home users, for an option that maybe 10% of the home users would
access, it's better if they can use an Options page, which is less risky
than having them get into about:config where they could accidentally
mess up options that could have a much more drastic result.
Also, it is a whole lot easier for me to remember something like
Options -> Advanced -> Performance than to remember about:config's
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