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    Default Mozilla Firefox 27 Is Coming Today With New Features

    Phoronix: Mozilla Firefox 27 Is Coming Today With New Features

    Mozilla will be officially announcing the Firefox 27 web-browser update today. With Firefox 27 comes a number of new features...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTU5MTY

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    When is the GTK+3 port going to be completed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark45 View Post
    So does it use Skia or Cairo? In my about:support (in Firefox 27) it says:

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    AzureCanvasBackend	cairo
    AzureContentBackend	cairo
    Or both are supported now?

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    Just tested, changing that to skia in about:config makes this demo much faster: http://js1k.com/2013-spring/demo/1555
    Really noticeable difference. Why isn't that the default then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ihatemichael View Post
    When is the GTK+3 port going to be completed?
    Never, hopefully… I don’t want to have a broken scrollbar in Firefox .

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    Quote Originally Posted by shmerl View Post
    Just tested, changing that to skia in about:config makes this demo much faster: http://js1k.com/2013-spring/demo/1555
    Really noticeable difference. Why isn't that the default then?
    Got crashes on facebook here, and a few other sites. Plus text had lost the sub-pixel anti-aliasing

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    Quote Originally Posted by stqn View Post
    Never, hopefully… I don’t want to have a broken scrollbar in Firefox .
    Too late, scrollbar already fixed on GTK3 version Nightly.

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    @finalzone
    Could you give a link to the bug in the issue tracker?

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