odd Internet experience?

Rajinder Yadav devguy.ca-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Sun Jul 19 23:06:31 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 5:55 PM, Peter<plpeter2006-/E1597aS9LQAvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> Many websites use lots of JavaScript and IE has its own way of handling this. If
> you want to see raw speed try Opera, it is recognized as the fastest browser out
> there. Many open source applications running on windows run much faster than the
> native m$ libraries based ones likely because the libraries of the open source
> programs are less bloated and make fewer stupid unneeded 'microsoft network'
> 'microsoft drm' 'microsoft whatever the cat brought in this week' lookups. A
> notorious one is the 'image view' application which takes as long to open a
> picture as it takes gimp to load all its extensions and open 10 or more
> images.
> For example it is notorious that certain registry entries made in a large
> registry will slow down IE and Word startup to the point where the system
> appears frozen for several minutes. The 'interesting' waiting hourglass that
> windows users can admire for several minutes upon logon has a similar
> explanation.
> Explaining this 'normal' state to users after reinstalling and cleaning the
> system is part of any windows technicians salesmanship, and part of the reason
> why I don't do that except for relatives, and only when I have to (I have a PC
> repairer, soft and hard - to component level, diploma since 1994, but I took
> it to certify my already old knowledge at the time).
>  Peter

Well I has just re-imaged my WinXP partition a week before installed
Kubuntu and notice the page load difference. I don't think SourceForge
is javascript heavy that's it's making the internet experience
different on Windows and Linux.

Why do page speed be different (only) on sourceforce?

Kind Regards,
Rajinder Yadav

The Toronto Linux Users Group.      Meetings: http://gtalug.org/
TLUG requests: Linux topics, No HTML, wrap text below 80 columns
How to UNSUBSCRIBE: http://gtalug.org/wiki/Mailing_lists

More information about the Legacy mailing list