"The new Mozilla is a little chunkier than its Netscape 4.x
brother, weighing in at about 16 MB of RAM. This is a pretty
significant jump, especially since Netscape Communicator 4.73 only
consumed about 10 MB of RAM. Still, the young browser weighs in
just about where IE is, which also consumes about 16 MB, and also
"upgrades" your system (if you're running Windows 95) to consume
about 4 more MB, as well. Nice features, right?"
"...to really behold Mozilla's power, take it on a 56 K dial-up
connection and watch it make mince-meat out of the competition.
Have a little extra memory you'd like to give it? With a few quick
tweaks, you can allocate more memory to Netscape (see the Memory
Cache under the Preferences), and boy, does it ever make good use
out of it. For regular browsing, Mozilla offers the same tweaks
Netscape 4.x and 3.x offer, but the untweaked browsing speed was
much faster for me. This was the case on both dial-up and network
connections, but merely more noticeable on the lowly dial-up
"Unfortunately, Mozilla M16 is also missing some protocols.
Protocols, such as HTTPS have not been implemented yet, meaning
you'll need to switch to Netscape 4.x or IE just to do your server
administration. ... Another area Mozilla M16 is lacking in it
plug-in support. If only it could jive with those old Netscape 4.x
plug-ins, things could be so much easier! ... Currently, very few
plug-ins are available..."
"Mozilla M16 looks to be the face of the future. If it can
overcome its lack of plug-in support and Java, it could possibly
become the next titan in the browser war. While Internet
Explorer is currently winning, we've seen how quickly the tables
can turn against companies that refuse to support standards-much
like Microsoft is doing with version 5.5 of their famous
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