Threading to boost Firefox on multi-core chips

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



Isn’t this entirely obvious?

I’d have expected a major mob like firefox to already have been threaded … my … how behind the times we are?

Threading was popular, or at least the “in Thing”, before I started programmed in Uni … way back in 1997 :stuck_out_tongue:
It’s a bit sad that something that is so easily threadable … isn’t :iagree: