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Windows 7: WebKit fracture puts a pinch on open-source browser efforts


05 Apr 2013   #1
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
WebKit fracture puts a pinch on open-source browser efforts

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The WebKit browser engine is becoming a less flexible foundation for open-source projects with the departure of Google from the project this week and Apple's consequent paring back of the project.

WebKit is a broad project that includes participation from many interested parties -- not just Apple and Google, but also BlackBerry, Samsung, Amazon, Oracle, Adobe Systems, and the programmers involved with the KDE and Gnome user interfaces for Linux. Indeed, the open-source project began as KDE's KHTML engine for the Konqueror browser before Apple got involved.

Read more at source:
WebKit fracture puts a pinch on open-source browser efforts | Internet & Media - CNET News


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05 Apr 2013   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

It sounds to me there was to many cooks in the kitchen trying to make chicken soup the way each one wanted it done.
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