Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Thu 12th Feb 2009 16:47 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews Lunascape5 Genesis is a feature rich browser that brings the best of everything in the browser world. It is the world's first triple engine browser that gives users the freedom to choose between Trident (IE engine), Gecko or Webkit. The beta version of the browser was released today and it is available for download from their official website. In addition to offering three different rendering engines, the company blog announced that Lunascape5 has emerged as a winner in the SunSpider Javascript benchmark outperforming IE8 (alpha), FF3.1 (beta), Google Chrome and Opera 10 (alpha). We also have a short interview with the CEO of Lunascape Inc, Mr. Hidekazu Kondo.
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RE: Who cares?
by amjith on Thu 12th Feb 2009 21:55 UTC in reply to "Who cares?"
amjith
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2005-07-08

The reason the JS execution is faster is explained in the interview.

"In the case of TraceMonkey running on Gecko, we do our own specialized tuning, and it actually runs faster than on Firefox."

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RE[2]: Who cares?
by Blomma on Fri 13th Feb 2009 02:35 in reply to "RE: Who cares?"
Blomma Member since:
2005-07-06

We can only hope that they as good netizen have contributed back these optimizations to firefox considering how much firefox has given them.

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