Re: [announcement] Piggy Bank 2.0.4 Released

From: David Huynh <>
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2005 23:20:51 -0400

Awesome! BTW, is Google Maps embedding fixed in this XPI? :-)


Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> I'm happy to announce the release of Piggy Bank 2.0.4 that is now
> runnable on both Firefox 1.0.x and Deer Park alpha 2 (branch that will
> result in Firefox 1.5 when finished)
> Get it at
> NOTE: since Deerpark does not allow extensions to have letters in
> their versions, we'll just use the same notation. Piggy Bank was
> supposed to be in beta, but it's pretty damn solid at it is (slow but
> definately solid), the fragility seems to come from the underlying
> browser.
> Deer Park is not a minor release and it's supposed to fix several big
> issues that seriously impaired the use of Piggy Bank in a day-to-day
> operation (for example a pretty serious memory leak in the tab browser
> of firefox 1.0.x results in hundreds of wasted Mb of memory after
> continous use, especially under tab-intensive usage). Deer Park will
> hopefully fix all those.
> This is not the end of our quest to make Piggy Bank a really usable
> tool, but the beginning.
> I'll be spending next week trying to profile all the internals and
> come up with some real numbers on where the hotspots are, so that we
> can start planning for some optimization efforts.
> Happy information harvesting!
Received on Sun Jul 31 2005 - 03:19:30 EDT

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