What are the differences with Firefox?

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What are the differences with Firefox?

Unread postby Moonchild » Mon, 26 Sep 2011, 18:27

What are the differences with Firefox?

Firefox is created with maximum compatibility in mind, Pale Moon is created with efficiency and speed in mind. These two approaches are pretty much mutually exclusive, and result in some functions being enabled/disabled in one browser but not the other. For extensive detail on the actual differences under the hood, please check the technical details page.

Pale Moon also has a number of changes to the user interface and feature set, to provide an as intuitive, predictable, logical and usable user interface as possible for the best user experience. Most of these changes are user-configurable, and can be changed to what you wish. Additional and removed features are, of course, specific to Pale Moon's build, meaning you may find some different way of working Pale Moon than what you are used to from other browsers.

Note that Pale Moon will never adopt the Australis (Firefox 29 and later) interface.
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