g geleem at bellsouth.net
Fri Apr 22 19:02:58 UTC 2011

On 04/22/2011 06:17 PM, James Wilkinson wrote:

> Without nspluginwrapper, Firefox plugins run in the same process as

> With nspluginwrapper, Firefox plugins run in separate processes.

ahhh. yes. you refreshed the brain cells. [should stick this time] this
was discussed in a 'support-firefox at lists.mozilla.org' thread last year.

> Presumably, this also means that the plugins can run on separate
> hardware threads¹: whether this makes any difference to browser
> responsiveness is something I have neither investigated nor seen anyone
> else investigate.

one would think so. this ability was not discussed.


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