After its embarrassing showing in the next-generation browser speed tests carried out by ZDnet
last week, Opera is keen to reassure users that it won't be accepting the results lying down.
According to a report over on CNet
In a post
” With a variety of optimisations under its belt – including native code generation capabilities, register-based bytecodes replacing Futhark's stack-based set, and automatic object classification – Carakan is looking good, but the Bolstad warns that the code “is not yet ready for full-scale testing,
” citing some compatibility problems with the native code generation system.
times when compared to Futhark. Now that's
performance worth boasting about.
We're unlikely to see Carakan before the launch of Opera 10, but it certainly makes the next release one to watch – and should have Firefox, Safari, and Chrome worried.