In Chrome, everything is the same. Even if you run Core on a local server. Restarting the computer helps a bit, but after a while the Core responses get long again. This issue also affects Core Exchange. Backups are made very slowly.
I have and so far they're indicating that the issue's I'm experiencing seem to be isolated to me; if other users are experiencing the same issues unfortunately they aren't creating cases.
I have had better luck with Firefox than Chrome however. As it is now, I can't even get Chrome to let me edit any node, I get a "Page Unresponsive" error whenever I try to edit any node in Chrome.
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