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Mozilla giving slow add-ons the old heave-ho

According to Mozilla add-ons product manager Justin Scott, each add-on installed on Firefox can slow the start-up time of the browser by as much as 10%.

So what is Mozilla going to do to tackle slow Firefox add-ons?

It all comes down to weekly testing of popular add-ons, running them through benchmarks and posting the results online for all to see. This plus reaching out to developers and even giving them warnings if their add-ons fall below a certain threshold of performance

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