Firefox is to get a massive speed increase when it is updated to 3.1, the Mozilla foundation has said.
The new speed capabilities are thanks to something that "records the path of execution at runtime and generates compiled code that can be used next time that a particular path is reached", basically remembering where it's been before.
Although not expected to be seen until Firefox 4.0, the pair have been working to include a modified version in the current iteration of the browser.
The article also states that Apple is working on a similar system for its Safari browser, with both Mozilla and Apple saying that what they've achieved so far is just scratching the surface.
Although no date has been set for Firefox 3.1 according to the Mozilla wiki it is currently at Alpha 2 stage.
We will keep you posted.