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GeneralThunderbird is such a PIG Pin
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For years I've been using Thunderbird's RSS reader. I know it's primary known as an email client, but its RSS reader is pretty decent.

But for the past few months, I swear it takes longer and longer to start deleting stuff. I've had feeds that have had thousands of entries in them, but I delete stuff as I catch up with new posts, and frequently empty its trash folder, so there's very little data it should need to work with (a few dozen posts per feed, at the very most).

If I leave it alone for a few minutes then go back to it, and hit the Delete button, it can often take a solid 10+ seconds before I get any response from it. Then after it's finally deleted the entry, I can keep deleting stuff repeatedly and it'll be nearly instantaneous, as one would expect.

Leave it alone again for a few minutes, and them go back to it to delete one entry...and again, it'll take a long time to process that first request. It's like a system that very aggressively pages everything to disk, but there's no disk activity while it's in that state - just a spinner with the app going into this "not responding" state.

The process is using far less memory than what's available (in typical use, this system can keep running with very little paging). I can't even begin to imagine WTE it might be doing.

Anyone using Thunderbird is seeing something similar? I've gone over all options I could find, but there's practically nothing about memory usage and/or caching.

(This is more of a rant than me hoping for an actual solution)

Also...I'm not exactly married to Thunderbird. I know there's tons of alternative RSS readers out there, but I'd be curious to hear some recommendations based on first-hand experience. The simpler, the better - like I said, I don't even use its email functionality.
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GeneralNew World Release in 3 days - Any Gamers here in the hype? Pin
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General"poll" or RFC, on C# 8 nullable reference Pin
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