Mozilla: New browser engine Servo runs Acid2 test successfully




Mozilla Labs reports that the under construction Servo render engine the Acid2 browser test has successfully managed to go through. Servo can run, its layout tasks in a parallel environment which it is able to handle with multi-core CPUs and GPUs better.

The Acid tests are been used for years to make sure browsers adhere to web standards. The Acid2 test came online in 2005 and contained among other css and html tests. According to Mozilla Labs has Servo render engine now successfully passed the litmus test to render the page. properly This is an important step in the development of the render engine put, says the browser maker. Moreover, the Acid1 test was successfully completed in August last year by Servo.

Mozilla is working on the development of Servo with Samsung. The rendering engine used in the current state according to Mozilla also threaded mode already perform better than those of single current browsers, while logically considerably to increase the performance in multi-threaded mode.

Servo is written in Rust, a new programming language that works with Mozilla Research. Rest would be a more modern architecture do not suffer from security problems as buffer overflows and memory have safer. This would bugs as Heart Bleed are impossible because they are prevented. Automatically by the compiler Rest


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