Linked by lucas_maximus on Fri 21st Dec 2012 00:09 UTC
Microsoft "In a move that has raised eyebrows, Microsoft has submitted a patch to the WebKit project to extend the open source rendering engine with a prototype implementation of the Pointer Events specification that the company is also working on together with Google, Mozilla, and Opera. WebKit is the rendering engine used in Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome browsers, making Microsoft's work a contribution to products that are in direct competition to its own."
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RE[3]: Comment by Drumhellar
by Beta on Fri 21st Dec 2012 13:49 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Drumhellar"
Beta
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2005-07-06

Actually, I like the fact that there remains competition in the rendering engine space. If everyone standardised on WebKit, Apple would have de facto control of Browsers, and I trust them even less than MS.

Try to visit ‘HTML5’ websites and you’ll find they have standardised on WebKit, and I for one am pretty sick of getting ‘Your browser doesn’t support HTML5, download a new one’.

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