Under the Hood of Firefox 3 for Mac, from Josh Aas

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  1. clevin macrumors G3

    clevin

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    http://boomswaggerboom.wordpress.com/2008/06/10/firefox-3-for-mac-os-x-under-the-hood/
    clarify quite a few stuff about cocoa and aqua, and etc, firefox user and non users, safari users, all should check it out ...

    info includes
    1. cocoa rewrite
    2. safari dosent use actual cocoa control on some buttons within webpage as well
    3. Firefox is prepare for the possibility of 64bit
    4. Firefox is providing ways for plugins (Flash etc) to draw items and take advantages of hard ware acceleration, flash is on the way of doing it.
    ....
     
  2. Elven macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks some nice reading there :) looking forward to the release of Firefox 3.0.
     
  3. dejo Moderator

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    I wonder if this is kind of a response to this blog post:
    http://www.sanneblad.se/johan/?p=180

    And I'm not implying that Safari is innocent of not conforming to the OS. Look at Safari for Windows. Ouch!
     
  4. clevin thread starter macrumors G3

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    although it does seem to address the attack from johan, but Recently mozilla folks have been putting out more than a dozen development reviews, hard to say if its related.
     

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