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Mozilla Updates Firefox Crash Protection

Jun 28, 2010, 23:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"How long does a Web page need to be unresponsive before it should be considered to have crashed?

"For Mozilla Firefox developers last week, the answer to that question had been ten seconds, but today, that's no longer the case.

"The open source Firefox 3.6.4 browser released last week includes a new out-of-process plugins feature that had been intended to provide crash protection for users by shutting down unresponsive processes and preventing them from crashing the entire browser"

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