Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Sep 2008 11:15 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones With the recent surge in WebKit adoption, many have stated to question the usefulness of Mozilla's Gecko browsing engine, claiming that WebKit is far superior. Some even go as far as saying that Firefox should ditch Gecko in favour of WebKit. Ars Technica's Ryan Paul explains why that is utter, utter bogus. "From a technical perspective, Gecko is now very solid and no longer lags behind WebKit. A testament to the rate at which Gecko has been improving is its newfound viability in the mobile space, where it was practically considered a nonstarter not too long ago. Mozilla clearly has the resources, developer expertise, and community support to take Gecko anywhere that WebKit can go."
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RE: Epiphany?
by milles21 on Tue 9th Sep 2008 12:43 UTC in reply to "Epiphany?"
milles21
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2006-11-08

Webkit is a very good engine and a lot of people use icab, omniweb, and Shira on the mac side of the house. Also this is not a new debate even before Google there was talk of firefox needing to use webkit, Camino has toyed with the idea as well.

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