Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 18th Dec 2009 17:28 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones "The Mozilla development community has rolled out the latest beta of its Firefox 3.6 browser. In addition to the usual round of bug fixes, Firefox 3.6 beta version 5, comes with a number of new features and performance enhancements. The browser offers the ability for users to easily reskin the browsers with a new visual theme. The new version can also run scripts asynchronously, which should speed load times of pages that have multiple scripts. The new release also aims to appease cutting-edge developers, with support for various new standards."
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FF 3.6 is old and boring
by KClowers on Fri 18th Dec 2009 21:07 UTC
KClowers
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2009-12-18

FF 3.7 nightlies are where the action is. Flash as a separate process is really nice (actually, that is all the multiprocess I want, I don't think I would get any benefit from per-tab processes).

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RE: FF 3.6 is old and boring
by sbergman27 on Fri 18th Dec 2009 21:23 in reply to "FF 3.6 is old and boring"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

Flash as a separate process is really nice

As a Linux x86_64 user, Flash as a seperate process is something that I've simply taken for granted for quite some time now. It's not rocket science. It's just nspluginwrapper.

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RE[2]: FF 3.6 is old and boring
by boldingd on Fri 18th Dec 2009 21:45 in reply to "RE: FF 3.6 is old and boring"
boldingd Member since:
2009-02-19

As a Linux x86_64 user... I live without Flash completely. Come to think of it, as a NoScript user, I do that on every platform, all the time!

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RE[2]: FF 3.6 is old and boring
by smitty on Sat 19th Dec 2009 01:47 in reply to "RE: FF 3.6 is old and boring"
smitty Member since:
2005-10-13

As a Linux x86_64 user, Flash as a seperate process is something that I've simply taken for granted for quite some time now. It's not rocket science. It's just nspluginwrapper.

Doesn't that come with some pretty bad performance hits and bugs? Or has that all been fixed now?

Edited 2009-12-19 01:48 UTC

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