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Windows 7: Firefox 3.6.4 Will Add the Out of Process Plugins Twist

15 Apr 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Firefox 3.6.4 Will Add the Out of Process Plugins Twist

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The next update to Firefox 3.6 will be a minor refresh with a twist. Essentially, Mozilla has taken the Out of Process Plugins feature from the next major iteration of the Firefox browser and integrated it into the version of Firefox released earlier this year. Early adopters are already free to test-drive Firefox 3.6 with OOPP via the codename Lorentz release, which was offered to testers almost a week ago. Firefox 3.6.4 will be the first stable version of the open source browser to feature Out of Process Plugins, which will also be included in future iterations of Firefox.
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Firefox 3.6.4 Will Add the Out of Process Plugins Twist - Beta expected soon - Softpedia

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15 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Very interesting. I may have to try the beta.
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15 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

nice! next they just need something like Chrome's thing where if a tab crashes it won't bring down the whole browser, or is that what this does?
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15 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Here is a short explanation of this feature for us rookies.

The main feature of this release is out-of-process plugins: on Windows and Linux, plugins such as Flash and Silverlight run in a separate process from the browser. If a plugin crashes it will not crash the browser, and unresponsive plugins are automatically restarted.

Jim
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15 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Thank you, Jim; that I can understand.
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15 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

I don't know where they got that name (Out-of-Process). Why did't they call it "Separate Process for Plugins" so we don't have to Google it to find out what they are talking about.

Jim
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16 Apr 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
I don't know where they got that name (Out-of-Process). Why did't they call it "Separate Process for Plugins" so we don't have to Google it to find out what they are talking about.

Jim
Why do things the easy way when with just a little more effort you can confuse people?
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17 Apr 2010   #8

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
I don't know where they got that name (Out-of-Process). Why did't they call it "Separate Process for Plugins" so we don't have to Google it to find out what they are talking about.

Jim
Lol, and agreed.
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