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Old 10-29-2013, 12:19 PM
Andrew McGlashan
 
Default new laptop specs: i7 CPU, graphics card, & RAM

On 29/10/2013 10:53 PM, Celejar wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Oct 2013 20:29:11 +1100
> Andrew McGlashan <andrew.mcglashan@affinityvision.com.au> wrote:
> RequestPolicy is good for that (in addition to the privacy advantage).
> I find that most websites need just one or two additional locations (a
> CDN, static image server, etc.) enabled to get usable, attractive
> rendering.

Yes, I use that and https://disconnect.me -- amongst other measures

>> javascript usage. So, lots of URI locations, lots of code, lots of
>> pretty pictures and flash as well. There was a time when surfing on a
>> 512/128 connection was fine, but now you need much faster just for the
>> bloated webpages AND the CPU power to process all the scripts that you
>> almost always need at least some if not all to get a working webpage!
>
> That's a pretty serious exaggeration. YMMV, I suppose, but I find that
> most pages (excluding ones that require login, or involve a/v, etc.)
> work perfectly well with JavaScript disabled. [The one area I often
> have trouble with is comment systems.]

There is still way too much script bloatware.

Cheers
A.


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