Servo Alternatives

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Posts with mentions or reviews of Servo. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-03.
  • Looks like via Amazon Smile, we collectively were able to donate almost $1000 this past quarter to help Mozilla keep the internet open and free for everyone | 2021-09-16
  • Google Chrome to remove detailed cookie and site data controls | 2021-09-03
    Servo was never supposed to be a browser. It was a testbed for new browser tech/components, some of which got ported into Firefox. I had hopes that Servo would also be an embeddable browser engine, but not sure if that was ever a serious goal.

    Servo still exists and has been spun out of Mozilla's org ( Certainly development will be slower without a dedicated, paid team behind it, but it's still alive (last merge to master was 9 days ago). And perhaps without Mozilla's direct control, it will actually end up becoming the browser you hoped it would be.

  • Discussion Thread
    Also Mozilla could have just decide to use their Servo engine to become something similar as it's already like a very trimmed version of the browser, but they just didn't do it and abandoned the project altogether after the latest restructuring.
  • Belajar Rust 01 - Mengenal Bahasa Pemrograman Rust | 2021-08-28
  • [LOOOONG] Let's be realistic, if Kismet forbid, Firefox would actually die and cease development. | 2021-08-14
    According to servo source repository on github, the project is moving fast and I didn’t see any slowdown. | 2021-08-14
    This is sort of what Servo is supposed to be (a re-implementation to create a web engine) and it still needs a ton of work after years.
  • Foundations - "If you published a website ten or twenty years ago, and stuck to web standards, you should rightly expect that site to still work today …and still work ten and twenty years from now" | 2021-08-07
    I agree with you about keeping compatibility, but there are absolutely features that, if removed from the web, would make implementation easier. Floats were specifically called out here as something that was difficult for servo to support.
  • Firefox: Performance in Progress | 2021-08-05
    Servo was never meant to be a full engine replacement for mainline Firefox; whatever Rust code could be implemented/useful for Firefox was ported already.

    However, regarding Servo specifically, there are contributions on their GitHub[1] and the stewardship of the project is now under the Linux Foundation[2].


  • Servo Engine contributions this year
  • Servo Engine Contributions this year – Don't let it die | 2021-07-01
    Mozilla doesn't give a damn about embedding.

    I've opened a couple issues about it over the past few years and even joined the mailing list to see if there was some interest.

    Alas. | 2021-07-01
    The problem is that embedding servo is not that easy. This is the only info I found on it:

    And it is a 4-year old example.

    This, from the same author, is also abandoned:

    I don't think that embedding is their focus at all, although it does sound like a killer feature to keep the project alive. | 2021-07-01
  • Servo – Rust Browser Engine | 2021-06-05
  • Question: Expected webrender impact, or influence, on emacs redisplay | 2021-06-04
    Even integrate servo browser engine into `emacs-ng`
  • I want to build a elementary OS app: Looking for ideas 💡
    - A purely GTK based wrapper around either the Gecko browser engine or Servo ( ), multiple tabs (ideally on top), ad block extension, user scripts, user styles for advanced users


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servo/servo is an open source project licensed under Mozilla Public License 2.0 which is an OSI approved license.

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