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: Cross Platform Toolkit
by kelvin on Thu 19th Feb 2009 06:58 UTC in reply to "Cross Platform Toolkit"
kelvin
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Yes, GTK+ is indeed a cross-platform toolkit. The point was that Google did not want to use the same toolkit on all three platforms because the end result is never as good as native code. In their words, the application ends up "speaking with a foreign accent".

Instead they chose to use a different toolkit on each platform.

Edited 2009-02-19 06:59 UTC

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