Firefox firebug can slowdown Gmail


I was quiet thrilled when Gmail showed me this error msg. Gmail detected the browser to be firefox and the firebug addon turned on. I use firebug extension when I make AJAX calls on my projects, it is turned on by default.

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In fact Gmail suggest what you can do to fix the problem, here is the link which tells you how to turn the firebug extension disabled for a particular site or even the entire firebug extension to be disabled temporarily.
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What else more you need from Gmail.

Well raises more suspicion, which I had already talked about right here, is Google sneaking in to our privacy.

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6 thoughts on “Firefox firebug can slowdown Gmail

  1. I think Google needs to fix GMail if it is slow.. not tell me to turn Firebug off!!

    Sheesh!!.. Who do they think they are?!?!?!

  2. I have the same problem with firefox crashing, but I haven’t looked into it yet. I just read the comment on disabling firebug. I need to go home and reactivate that plug-in and see. I bet that’s it.

    I disabled it after gmail alerted me firebug might make gmail run slower.

    Meh. :)

  3. I don’t think the problem is gmail or firebug, but a mix. If you disable firebug for all google site or if you use its”disable” feature after you open gmail I/you will start to see that it take a long time to open new tabs. But if you disable or remove firebug all together under the add-ins section you no longer have this problem. I have found that other sites other then google site can make this happen. I think it is google’s ajax and the way that firebug inspects xml requests but I am not 100% on that.

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