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Mozilla Open Source Servo Moves Away from Gecko for Next Gen Mobile Browser

Apr 04, 2013, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

Mozilla is partnering with mobile phone giant on an effort that i consider to be the most important in the entire history of Mozilla. For the first time (so far as I know) Mozilla could be leaving Gecko behind and moving to a new engine

"Servo is an attempt to rebuild the Web browser from the ground up on modern hardware, rethinking old assumptions along the way," Mozilla CTO, Brendan Eich wrote in a blog post. "This means addressing the causes of security vulnerabilities while designing a platform that can fully utilize the performance of tomorrow’s massively parallel hardware to enable new and richer experiences on the Web."

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