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Webkit2 adds separate process-per-tab, just like Chrome

Apple’s Webkit team today announced Webkit2.  The major new feature in this new product is that each tab will house a separate process, much like Google’s Chrome except now the ‘separate process’ architecture is now built into the framework.   If a process hangs, it doesn’t take out the whole browser.  

I just tried the latest build of Webkit and that functionality isn’t yet there.  Curious time for a webkit announcement.

Via Ars

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