Mac plug-in support for the Cocoa Event model and the Core Animation drawing model
By Harald Hauglimrwalker. Friday, August 5, 2011 11:33:00 AM
We have quite a big change for you in the Mac plug-in department. Most major plug-in vendors now support more than the older Core Graphics drawing model (let alone classic QuickDraw), and new development in the area is expected to support Core Animation. We’ve modernized and have adopted Core Animation and the Cocoa Event model. Practically, this means we should get better performance when scrolling on pages with supported plug-ins, and that plug-ins can draw directly on the graphic card. Thus off-loading the CPU.
Other platforms should also test in case of any plug-in related regressions.
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WARNING: This is a development snapshot: It contains the latest changes, but may also have severe known issues, including crashes, and data loss situations. In fact, it may not work at all.
- Added support for Core Animation drawing model and the Cocoa event model for plug-ins
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