Firefox Fixing Memory Problems

Mozilla's development community is finally attending to one of the largest, if not the largest, technical problem with the Mozilla Firefox web browser: memory. Over the years, each version of Firefox has used more memory and has leaked more memory due to poor programming. Users find that Firefox runs like molasses if left running overnight or if the user is browsing with a large number of tabs.

Detailed on this blog (external link), the memory fixes should be present in Firefox 3.