Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Webkit2Innards


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Feb 14, 2011 10:28:15 AM (12 years ago)
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siddharth.mathur@nokia.com
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  • Webkit2Innards

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     1== What is WebKit2 ? ==
     2WebKit2 is a substantial architectural enhancement to WebKit that allows clients/embedders of the framework to harness operating system (OS) level "features" for a more responsive and secure application.
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     4The main upsides for client applications are :
     5   * more _responsive_ user interfaces by farming out CPU intensive web content processing to a worker process
     6   * better _crash tolerance_ by isolating crash-prone code from the UI process
     7   * better OS enforced _security_ for memory accesses, file access, sensor access
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     10== The multi-process browser landscape ==
     11Google's [http://dev.chromium.org/developers/design-documents/multi-process-architecture Chromium Browser] was the first to feature a multiple processes architecture