Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Feb 2009 23:29 UTC
Google The two major features of chrome when it was released was the multi-process design of the browser, as well as the focus on JavaScript performance. TechRadar has an interview with Lars Bak, the developer who headed the effort behind the v8 JavaScript engine in Chrome. He talks about the impact v8 had on the browser ecosystem, as well as why it is taking so long for Chrome to get third-party plug-in support.
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Looking forward to extensions!
by TLZ_ on Fri 27th Feb 2009 07:21 UTC
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As much as I love Firefox it's not really that light anymore. It used to be this relatively simple base that you could extend to become the powerhouse of your choosing. (As opposed to Opera which includes every software feature you can imagine.)

I hear that in the next release Firefox will include among other things Ubiquity, I think that's going a step to far. (Although I understand why Mozilla is doing it, and I don't blame them.)

I hope Chrome will be the new ultra-light-weight browser that you can extend what you want from.

I'm also really really like Safari, espascially on Mac, but I doubt that Apple will ever make it run extensions. =/ (In a proper non-hacky way.)

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