Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 31st Aug 2011 19:42 UTC
Windows Over the past few days, Microsoft has been talking about improvements made to Windows 8 on its 'Building Windows 8' blog at MSDN. Strangely enough, the improvements mentioned were either dealing with the classic desktop, or were demonstrated using the classic desktop - and not the fancy Metro user interface which is supposed to be Windows 8's big new thing. Today's post finally gives a little more detail about how the classic and Metro UI work together, but questions still remain.
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Trident Rendering Only
by asupcb on Thu 1st Sep 2011 03:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by joekiser"
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2005-11-10

Metro will only need to utilize the Trident rendering engine and not the entire IE10 application to run. I'm not really sure what dependencies Trident has but one would assume that it only needs Win32 APIs when in use as the embedded rendering engine in an application such as IE.

I assume it works the way WebKit does.

Edited 2011-09-01 03:24 UTC

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