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How exactly does this help web developers?

This has been considered and rejected as inferior to the current approach. The Android browser used this and it was rewritten to get rid of it.

Let's focus on doing things that improve the user experience rather than blindly copying features from other browsers without considering if they make sense.

Moreover, it has absolutely nothing to do with the question asked.




I'm not sure what he said, but I assume he said something about Electrolysis.

Didn't they ditch Electrolysis because of issues with many nsplugins? I am not aware of other reasons it was shitcanned.


Plugins and add-ons AFAIK. There are also memory/performance implications, which apparently were not insignificant on mobile platforms. Given that Chrome uses more memory than Firefox, it's perhaps not insignificant on desktop either.




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