Will Cohen of Redhat posted on the redhat-devel mailing list about him working with some North Carolina State university students on the effect of compiling Mozilla with -Os
They found some improvement in performance (reduction in L1 cache and instruction TLB misses)
The report is available here
Received a copy of the latest BusinessWeek Asian Edition. The headline of the Firefox article is different than that of the US Edition. In the Asian Edition, the headline and the sub-headline are
The Gnat Nipping at Microsoft
Mozilla may be a tiny nonprofit, but its Firefox browser is grabbing market share
I faxed over a copy of the article to the Mozilla Foundation offices. Ali Ebrahim pointed me to the fax number which isn’t mentioned on the contact page but instead is only available on the CVS contributor form .