Way back when, new browser releases would invariably be judged by the IT press based upon the browser’s “speed.” At the time, speed was measured by the time it took the browser to render a page. After all, on a 266 mHz Pentium II, parsing HTML and opening all of the needed connections while also manipulating the screen was not the fastest task.
So, how relevant do you consider browser speed? Also, how do you think browser speed should be measured? Take this poll.
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