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Re: [tor-talk] memory cached pages should reload instantly-but DON'T
Haven't investigated but if the page didn't have an Expires or
Cache-Control: max-age then the browser may be using If-Modified-Since
to avoid downloading the page unnecessarily but that would still require
a round trip to the server.
On 5/7/2013 13:02, Joe Btfsplk wrote:
> If I understand, TBB disables disk cache & has memory cache enabled.
> This is the way I do it w/ Fx, because I've got lots of RAM & it's
> much faster than disk. Normally, going back to a page already visited
> in Fx is almost instantaneous. Definitely NOT the case in latest
> stable TBB - or ever.
> In TBB, browser.cache.memory.enable is set True. I've got 8 GB, so by
> default I believe Fx would allow ~ 32,000 KB. I even added the entry
> in TBB about:config, browser.cache.memory.capacity & set it higher
> than 32,000 KB. That entry may be deprecated - dunno. It's still slow
> reloading pages - ones I looked at 5 sec ago.
> What is TBB doing or what is the difference that makes it so slow in
> reloading cached pages compared to regular Fx? Should have nothing to
> do w/ slow Tor network or relays. On a machine like this w/ very fast
> CPU, plenty of free RAM & a good graphics card, why should reloading
> recent pages be any slower in TBB than Fx?
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