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Thomas and Amy apparently don’t have enough awesome stuff going on yet, so they’ve decided to release a book on JavaScript performance. Thomas tells me his findings have some implications for how we package Prototype & script.aculo.us.

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Convenient though it would be if it were true, Mozilla is not big because it’s full of useless crap. Mozilla is big because your needs are big. Your needs are big because the Internet is big. There are lots of small, lean web browsers out there that, incidentally, do almost nothing useful. If that’s what you need, you’ve got options.

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The New Orleans Saints finished the regular season at 8–8, but finished dead last in the NFC South. This table confirms that our division was, indeed, the hardest this year. Parity is a bitch.

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This image “evolution” simulator would be a good benchmark for the up‐and‐coming JavaScript engines… but, sadly, Google Chrome doesn’t yet support Canvas#getImageData. Anyway, both Firefox 3.1b2 and the latest WebKit nightly do very well.

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No Labs Love for Google Apps. This domain’s e‐mail account is hosted by Google Apps — and I use Mail.app to read my e‐mail — so the fact that GApps seems to be branched off from all the cool Gmail features is an annoyance for me, too. Good to hear that someone’s trying to fix it.