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Mozilla to Fine-Tune Firefox for Multicore CPUs
Written by Daniel   
Monday, 11 May 2009 10:55

   Mozilla's developers have announced plans to add application multithreading to Firefox over the next two years, a feature already partially enabled in its main rivals, IE8 and Google Chrome.

John E. Dunn, Techworld, Techworld.com
May 9, 2009 11:13 am

As well as allowing the software to take advantage of multicore microprocessors to boost responsiveness, the enhancement would also improve browser stability, the company said in a news blog on the subject.
The unnamed project will happen in several phases, with the phase one 'bootstrap' due to complete by the middle of this July. Further phases will add and debug more complex elements of the new browser, with phase two due to complete by November.  [PC World...]    [Comments...]

 

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