On 25/01/18 18:57, Alan Coopersmith wrote: > On 01/25/18 10:40 AM, russell wrote: >> Is there any immediate danger of Mozilla retiring the 32bit version of >> Firefox? > > I believe the most immediate item of concern is that Firefox now uses code > written in Rust, so you'll be limited to platforms that the Rust compiler > generates code for, and I don't know if anyone is bothering to do 32-bit code > generation for Solaris/illumos in Rust. > > Of course, with the elimination of Netscape plugin support, there's little > reason to still use a 32-bit version of Firefox.
Apart from the fact that 32bit versions die before gobbling *all* of your system RAM. I find this "feature" very useful! -- Al Slater _______________________________________________ openindiana-discuss mailing list email@example.com https://openindiana.org/mailman/listinfo/openindiana-discuss