Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 20th Sep 2015 13:01 UTC, submitted by Jordan
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This is the future Apple so desperately wants: total control.

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BallmerKnowsBest
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2008-06-02

"They had to open-source WebKit. It was derived from KHTML.


So Apple chose KHTML, which meant going open source route, because they wanted total control.
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No, they chose it because they didn't have any other choice: Apple clearly lacked the competence to build their own browser, and the initial releases of OS X were such a debacle that no third-party was going to do it for them. So other than Gecko - another open-source engine - KHTML was their only option.

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