Quote Originally Posted by Linuxhippy View Post
Ok, lets talk about threads. As threads share the same process space, there is no real disadvanatge to use multiple threads - however, Firefox has an inherently single-threaded rendering model/engine.
Using multiple threads would allow multicore-CPUs to shine, and it would reduce the amount of stutter when one tab taxes the CPU,
Every rendering model/engine is single threaded. Even webkit/chrome/safari.
What they do have is one process per tab, which Firefox lacks.

AFAIK, only Mozilla is working on a true multithreaded rendering engine. Its the mozilla Servo.