Linked by David Adams on Tue 7th Jan 2003 18:05 UTC
Apple Steve Jobs just announced in his Macworld Keynote that Apple is releasing its own browser, called Safari. Its claim to fame is extremely fast performance on the Mac. The Mac platform has struggled from sluggish browser performance with IE (the old default browser). Update: According to Jobs, Safari is open source and based on khtml. It only runs on Mac OS X and will be available for download today.
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by Mike Hearn on Tue 7th Jan 2003 19:35 UTC

Yet they have hired Hyatt to work on Chimera? What's up with that?

KHTML by the way is an interesting choice. It's fairly fast and small yes, primarily by being very simple. KHTML simply does not compare with Gecko in terms of power. Luckily it's LGPLd, although given Apples previous "contributions" to open source I'd be surprised if it's little more than the patches that integrate it with the Mac.