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Re: [SLE] Linux still surfs slower than Windows
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 01:53:58 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0502200151540.8157@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Sunday 2005-02-20 at 02:26 +0200, O?uz Erenn wrote:

> I have IE5 installed in my linux box over crossover office (it was a
> prerequisite to install office xp, which i need to work with some
> excel vba stuff); so i compared IE5 and firefox's load times of
> cnn.com. IE5 was just a bit faster then Firefox: a second or two.

A very wild guess: try with cookies forbidden in both, and compare. I'm
thinking that web sites using banners and such may be trying to customize
publicity for windows users.

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson


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