Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd May 2011 21:55 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones "IonMonkey is the name of Mozilla's new JavaScript JIT compiler, which aims to enable many new optimizations in the SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine. InfoQ had a small Q&A with Lead Developer David Anderson, about this new development that could bring significant improvements in products that use the SpiderMonkey engine like Firefox, Thunderbird, Adobe Acrobat, MongoDB and more."
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If it's Gentoo, for example, the build process of Firefox is already what Mozilla is going to do, i.e. the optimizations per se have taken place as soon as you typed "emerge firefox"

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