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IE8 and Chrome Are Killing Firefox

Jul 15, 2010, 14:34 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dustin Puryear)

"I used to love Firefox. I'm an old Linux user that ran Mozilla on the Red Hat Linux desktop that kept me efficient while I was working for a dot-com before the bust. Back then I had to manage a Windows and Linux network with some AIX thrown in, so being able to run Linux was a life-saver, and having a decent browser like Mozilla didn't hurt.

"...And then... well, something happened. Firefox became so focused on being a "platform" that it seemed to forget one of the main reasons people wanted to use it: speed. A fresh install of Firefox is fast. But if you start installing add-ons that goes away. Quickly."

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