On 4 Feb 2011 Rob Kendrick wrote:
> Now obviously there's a big advantage in coding in assembler
> specific processor family rather than using C and making the code
I wouldn't call it an advantage. And none of the browsers you
are written in assembler; they're all written in C.
OK, so that takes away one possible reason for the difference.
> but the main reason seems to be that NetSurf is trying to
> reformat the whole page over and over again, taking note of dimensions
> only after the images have been downloaded.
Also, NetSurf implements *FAR MORE* of HTML and CSS than either
or Oregano. The amount of work it is doing is an order of magnatude
The test pages were 'any browser' compatible so Netsurf didn't have to
do far more than the other browsers.
Richard Porter http://www.minijem.plus.com/
I don't want a "user experience" - I just want stuff that works.