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09

Third Party Code Information

The following is information for some of the third party packages used in Google Chrome (release version 2.0.3). The list is only partial and may… one day… be updated.

breakpad

courgette

  • Compression algorithm for small, easy updates.
  • Intro (Chromium blog)
  • More details (Chromium developer documents)

cld

  • Compact Language Detection was originally built for Google Toolbar – it detects the interface language (used for spell checking)
  • Intro (Chromium developer documents)

expat

  • XML parser (written in C) – used by libjingle, not for rendering content
  • Sourceforge Project

libjingle

libjpeg

libpng

  • The official PNG reference library (written in C)
  • Homepage

libXML

  • XML parser for GNOME (written in C)
  • Homepage

libXSLT

  • XSLT library for GNOME (written in C)
  • Homepage

protobuf

tcmalloc

  • Thread-Caching Malloc provides efficient memory management & precise garbage collection
  • Sourceforge Project
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