WebAssembly, a portable code format that could make for a faster web, has moved to minimum viable product (MVP) status, with browser vendors now able to switch WebAssembly on by default.A recent bulletin from Mozilla Senior Staff Engineer Luke Wagner said representatives of the four major browsers agreed that the design and binary format were complete to the extent that no further design work was doable without implementation experience and significant usage.

Browsers represented included Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and WebKit, which is Apple’s browser engine for Safari, according to the bulletin posted on a World Wide Web Consortium mailing list.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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