On January 11, 2016 8:28:43 PM GMT+02:00, Josh Boyer <jwboyer(a)fedoraproject.org>
On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 1:21 PM, Nikos Roussos
>>A few reasons, in my own personally believed order of popularity for
>>1. Media "just works". Netflix, amazon video/music, spotify, etc.
> Netflix "just works" on Firefox too (due to EME support). Spotify is
flash. If you install flash-plugin it works on Firefox too.
Having to install flash is a terrible thing these days. Also, Firefox
as shipped in Fedora out-of-the-box doesn't work for this because
Fedora out-of-the-box doesn't have the codecs. Chrome bundles them,
so end users that don't care get them and "it works".
True, but are you sure most users want this? My feeling is that Flash media is something
most users try to avoid.
>>2. Per process tabs mean one tab crashing doesn't take
down the whole
> That's already the case with Firefox too. It's just not yet enabled
by default on the stable version.
So for 90% of browser users, it isn't the case yet.
I'm just saying it's getting there. And there is a reason it got delayed (tab
separation means higher overall memory consumption). I don't think though that most
users care about tab separation, or that it's an important factor on how to choose a