Servo [ Web Browser / Layout Engine ]

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Alhaitham, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. Alhaitham

    Alhaitham Registered Member

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    Servo, the Parallel Browser Engine Project

    Servo is a modern, high-performance browser engine designed for both application and embedded use.

    Sponsored by Mozilla and written in the new systems programming language Rust, the Servo project aims to achieve better parallelism, security, modularity, and performance.

    Website:

    https://servo.org/

    Download nightly builds:

    Wndows

    Code:
    https://download.servo.org/nightly/windows/servo-latest.msi
    Mac OS X

    Code:
    https://download.servo.org/nightly/mac/servo-latest.dmg
    Linux Build (64-bit)

    Code:
    https://download.servo.org/nightly/linux/servo-latest.tar.gz
     
  2. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    I don't get it, is this geared to developers, or is it already a working browser?
     
  3. summerheat

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  4. Windows_Security

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    Servo is written in rust. Rust puts safe, precise memory management front and center of everything. This should result in a browser engine which is less vulnarable to exploits. Not being a Firefox user on Windows, this can be very interesting for Unix users which have grsec, apparmor and firejail as OS based hardening/sandboxing tools.

    Anyone knowing something of security, in his right mind and not haevily seduced by spiritial stuff could not advise using Firefox without a third party sandbox on Windows. On unix with all these security features and sandboxes available it is a whole different ball game.
     
  5. Rasheed187

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    OK I see, thanks.

    Interesting.
     
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