Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 25th May 2012 19:09 UTC
Opera Software Pocket-lint has a rumour up that Facebook is interested in acquiring Opera to kickstart their own move into the browser market, to compete with Mozilla, Google, and Microsoft. While it would mean much-deserved recognition for Opera, I actually hope such a deal does not go through - for entirely selfish reasons.
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Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

Yeah, but right now, does anyone actually test their css/html/js for opera? I admit to only occasionally doing it. Its mostly standards compliant, but it still does things differently than webkit, gecko, and ie when sites don't conform to the standards.

They'd have the "opportunity" to keep all their changes to themselves, but they'd be paying for all of the work that makes a browser a browser instead of sharing that cost with other companies like apple and google. I don't think it makes sense.

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