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

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