Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Aug 2012 00:20 UTC, submitted by Markus Su
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla's Dave Mason, when asked by what the most scary part of Firefox' roadmap is: "It has to be Firefox OS which is a huge step for Mozilla. It is exciting and scary at the same time. This is the first time we had to partner with some other companies to get to the end results so that's a hard transition for us." I commend Mozilla for attempting this. I've been trying out Firefox on my Nexus 7 today, and it's really, really good (save for the interface, which needs some serious Holo love). If this is an indication for what Firefox OS is going to be like - good on 'm.
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Oh, please. Why do you think nobody did it before Chrome? That solution is not better than the other: there are tradeoffs. One-process-per-tab is using a lot of ressources and makes it more difficult for add-ons to modify a webpage (e.g. Adblock in firefox blocks ads before they begin to download whereas Adblock in Chrome only hides/discharges them after they load).

Why do you want Firefox to look more like Chrome (which, alas, is the trend)? Use Chrome.

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