Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Feb 2013 13:21 UTC
Opera Software De kogel is door de kerk: as we already talked about earlier, Opera is going to switch to the WebKit engine, leaving its own Presto rendering engine behind. We didn't yet know if they would the switch only on mobile or on the desktop as well, and they cleared that up too: both mobile and desktop Opera Browsers will switch to the WebKit rendering engine.
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Comment by ssokolow
by ssokolow on Wed 13th Feb 2013 15:17 UTC
ssokolow
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I have mixed feelings about this.

On the one hand, I'm concerned about whether three engines is enough variety to ensure that APIs and standards don't codify implementation details too readily when one of them has Trident's reputation for being something we only support because we're forced to.

On the other hand, I'm eager to have one less closed-source program sitting on my system just because I need to do compatibility testing.

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