Cooking with Linux - Browsers with the Speed of Lightning

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When was the last time you heard someone mention the browser wars? Most pundits love to point out that Internet Explorer's only real competition is Mozilla Firefox. One or two will give Opera a nod. But, what about the underdogs of the browser world?

Marcel Gagné is an award-winning writer living in Waterloo, Ontario. He is the author of the Moving to Linux series of books from Addison-Wesley. Marcel is also a pilot, a past Top-40 disc jockey, writes science fiction and fantasy, and folds a mean Origami T-Rex. He can be reached via e-mail at marcel@marcelgagne.com. You can discover lots of other things (including great Wine links) from his Web sites at www.marcelgagne.com and www.cookingwithlinux.com.

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Jaqui's picture

Sorry, but when Google Chrome first hit the scene, based on webkit, I looked at the KHTL origined webkit.
The quality must be suspect, after all a GNU/Linux based library to start with and the webkit developers made it so IT WON'T BUILD ON GNU/Linux?

poor code quality there.

They may have since fixed it, but their original screwup remains as proof they have low competency when it comes to development.

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Stephen's picture

3 paragraphs of cheesy intro? 2 of them should have gotten the editorial ax.

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