Request: Refit Orca with the Gecko 2.0 Engine (Firefox 4)

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Request: Refit Orca with the Gecko 2.0 Engine (Firefox 4)

Post by sulpherdragon » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:36 pm

Obviously it would be nice to have the increased features and functionality that new versions bring.
But there are 3 major reasons I would like Gecko 2.0 integrated with Orca asap:

1. HTML 5
2. Security: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11899092
3. Performance: Hardware Acceleration, JägerMonkey (faster javascript), etc

I know its in beta, but that didn't stop Orca using 3.0 in beta.
Please note, issue 2 is a pretty important one!

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Re: Request: Refit Orca with the Gecko 2.0 Engine (Firefox 4

Post by kudos » Tue Dec 07, 2010 9:57 pm

There are extensions available to circumvent the history stealing bug (which has been around and documented for about 10 years), such as the one attached.
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Re: Request: Refit Orca with the Gecko 2.0 Engine (Firefox 4

Post by Kand.in.Sky » Sun Dec 26, 2010 1:21 am

its not only about some bugs, f.e. is JS much faster in FF4.
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Re: Request: Refit Orca with the Gecko 2.0 Engine (Firefox 4

Post by blizene » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:11 pm

Many thanks for an explanation, now I will not commit such error.

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