[webkit-dev] Differences between Nitro and Squirrelfish.

Mark Rowe mrowe at apple.com
Wed Feb 25 13:02:15 PST 2009

On 2009-02-25, at 12:58, ying lcs wrote:

> Hi,
> Safari 4 beta has a new JS Engine called 'Nitro'. And Webkit has a new
> JS Engine called 'Squirrelfish'.
> Can you please tell me what are the differences between the 2?  If
> Safari is based on Webkit, does it swap it own JS engine?

Nitro is Apple's marketing name for WebKit's JavaScript engine, code- 
named SquirrelFish Extreme.  There are no difference between them as  
the names both refer to the same thing.

- Mark

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