Electrolysis, a codename for the upcoming Firefox feature that is set to separate user processes from the content process has been put on hold, according to Mozilla’s Lawrence Mandel.
While there is no mentioning of a specific timeline or any future date, according to Lawrence, multi process implementation requires a lot of time and resource investments, which is not exactly what Mozilla wants at this moment.
If you are reinstalling your OS or just want to migrate Firefox settings into another PC, here is a simple tutorial on how to speed up the process.
With just one month left before the end of 2011, it’s time to check the latest stats for the browsers market share.
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- Added Google Chrome 16 Support
- Added Firefox 7 and Firefox 8 Support
- Added Opera 11.60 Support
Earlier this month, the Avant team has a released a dual engine web browser, which as it turns out, wasn’t good enough.
Mozilla is making progress on adding a silent update mechanism to Firefox, with plans to integrate the new service in Firefox 10 early next year. One of the developers working on the feature cautioned that silent update might slip, however.
At this point, we’re not quite sure which version of Firefox this will land in…We’re working to land it as soon as is safely possible. - Ehsan Akhgari, a Firefox engineer in charge of one of the silent update components, said in a blog post last weekend.
Blames add-ons for the majority of its problems.
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It looks like it’s been a busy week for Mozilla as it has just released the Alpha 2 version of Firefox 10.
Although it’s yet to include some of the anticipated features, such as: redesigned user interface and automatic bookmark import from Google Chrome web browser, Firefox 10 has implemented Anti-Aliasing for WebGL and few other goodies.