Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 14th Feb 2009 12:55 UTC
Google A major complaint about Google's Chrome web browser has been that so far, it is still not available on anything other than Windows. Google promised to deliver Chrome to Mac OS X and Linux as well, but as it turns out, this is a little harder than they anticipated, Ben Goodger, Google's Chrome interface lead, has explained in an email. It has also been revealed what toolkit the Linux version of Chrome will use: Gtk+.
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RE: Comment by Thom_Holwerda
by segedunum on Sat 14th Feb 2009 22:16 UTC in reply to "Comment by Thom_Holwerda"
segedunum
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Make a Linux version of your software - receive flak from the community for not picking the toolkit du jour.

Well, they certainly haven't picked the right one if they really want to make Chrome cross-platform and make it work, so I wish them luck. Firefox certainly hasn't worked in that direction so they haven't learned any lessons.

Mind you, there's an even bigger obstacle for Google than the toolkit - getting the damn application distributed to users and installed in the first place! :-) Linux is a whole world of hurt on that front.

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