Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Mar 2010 21:56 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones "Mozilla, faced with new competitive pressures, has begun work on three separate, significant changes to Firefox. First is a new JavaScript engine that - with a transfusion from the project behind Apple's Safari - should run Web-based programs at least 30 percent faster. Second is a new graphics engine for Windows that will take advantage of hardware acceleration for graphics and text. And third is a programming tool to help bring to fruition a new system for Firefox add-ons."
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third is out of process plugin handling
by mtzmtulivu on Mon 1st Mar 2010 23:32 UTC
mtzmtulivu
Member since:
2006-11-14

i have been using firefox from trunk and it hasnt crushed even ones for days now. Flash crashed the other day and there was a rectangle in its place informing me that flash has crashed and i should refresh the page to reload it, i refreshed the page and it was like nothing happened.

Flash hanged at another time and i opened system monitor, killed "mozilla-runtime" process, refreshed the page and was again back in business. There is nolonger any need to restart the entire browser when flash hangs.

browser competition is good, i doubt firefox would have added this feature if chrome wasnt around.

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FakeUser Member since:
2010-03-02

What you're mentioning is 'nspluginwrapper' and it has been available for the last 5 years, maybe you weren't using it before.

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Fergy Member since:
2006-04-10

What you're mentioning is 'nspluginwrapper' and it has been available for the last 5 years, maybe you weren't using it before.

No it is called Lorentz. Just read the article.

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