Firefox - why is it better?

Jared Buck JBuck814366460 at
Tue May 24 23:07:47 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-05-24 at 18:25 -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Tue, May 24, 2005 at 11:11:51PM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > The new gtk+ file selector has to be the worst abomination in user
> > interface design that I've ever had the misfortune to encounter. 
> > 
> > I just love the way that when I ask firefox to open something
> > in /usr/bin/emacs, it takes five minutes to do so -- even _after_ I've
> > actually typed <Ctrl-L> "/usr/bin/emacs" <Enter>. Sometimes I have to
> > select 'emacs' again after it's finished scanning the whole of the
> > contents of /usr/bin.
>   I have to agree this is really nasty, yes.
> Daniel

I've been noticing files opening slowly here too :(  you're right, it's
a piece of s***t and i wonder why they had to do that in the first


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