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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#9889 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

several scripts are very slow in Camino (and possibly FF)

Reported by: Denis-de-Bernardy Owned by: azaozz
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 2.8
Component: JavaScript Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description (last modified by Denis-de-Bernardy)

Just realized this upon comparing it with Safari while investigating a css bug.

In Safari it's nice and snappy. In Camino (and possibly FF), there is 1s or more of lag when:

  • TinyMCE is loading in the editor
  • The widgets screen is loading

It seems related to performance differences between the jQuery selectors (dunno about the TinyMCE equivalent) in script engines.

Change History (8)

comment:1 @Denis-de-Bernardy6 years ago

  • Description modified (diff)

the one for the admin menu only happens on the widgets script.

comment:2 @demetris6 years ago

What version of Safari?

Safari 3.2 is faster than Fx 3.0. Safari 4 is *very* fast. Fx 3.1/3.5 is about as fast as Safari 4, but Fx 3.0 is much slower. I suppose the current stable version of Camino uses the same engines as Fx 3.0.

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comment:3 @Denis-de-Bernardy6 years ago

Camino 1.6.7.

Safari (3.2.3) is fine.

comment:4 @demetris6 years ago


Camino 1.6.7 runs on Gecko 1.8.1, the same engine Fx 2 used. That’s very slow compared to the speed of engines in stable and beta browsers today (and even more slow considering the increasing amount of JS used in pages).

So, this slowness is to be expected.

See this table here for reference:


comment:5 @Denis-de-Bernardy6 years ago

  • Milestone 2.8 deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

that explains a lot, yes.

comment:6 @ryan6 years ago

Just FYI, TinyMCE uses Sizzle, just like jQuery.

comment:7 @Denis-de-Bernardy6 years ago

  • Resolution invalid deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

comment:8 @Denis-de-Bernardy6 years ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

sorry, wrong ticket

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