I’ve had some complaints recently that my site was taking an age to load in Firefox. In fact, anything built with base2 was performing very badly for some Firefox users. My advice to them was to disable Firebug. This solved the problem but I didn’t know why. I use Firebug and wasn’t experiencing any slow down.
Yesterday I received an email from Alex Robinson and now the mystery is solved.
Firefox allows users to set various preferences via the
about:config URL. One of these settings,
I’ve since refactored the base2 code so that it no longer generates any warning or informational messages. I haven’t uploaded this code yet as I have made some other changes which I’ll blog about later.
I recommend that you test your own code with
Some more info on