Martin Atkins (mart) wrote in apparentlymart,
Martin Atkins
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Google's Browser

It looks like Google is going to have a go at making a browser that doesn't suck, in the form of Google Chrome. Amongst other things, it's based on WebKit but has a new, optimized JavaScript engine. It seems to pilfer the best bits from Opera and Firefox and meld them with some other good ideas to make something that looks pretty damn interesting and will be open source to boot. Is there room in the browser market for another competitor, though?

I'm looking forward to a version that runs on Linux so that I can actually try it. It seems that the initial version will support only Windows, which is a shame but is understandable. Presumably if Google doesn't make it work on Linux then someone else will.

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