Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Sep 2008 11:15 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones With the recent surge in WebKit adoption, many have stated to question the usefulness of Mozilla's Gecko browsing engine, claiming that WebKit is far superior. Some even go as far as saying that Firefox should ditch Gecko in favour of WebKit. Ars Technica's Ryan Paul explains why that is utter, utter bogus. "From a technical perspective, Gecko is now very solid and no longer lags behind WebKit. A testament to the rate at which Gecko has been improving is its newfound viability in the mobile space, where it was practically considered a nonstarter not too long ago. Mozilla clearly has the resources, developer expertise, and community support to take Gecko anywhere that WebKit can go."
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RE[3]: Epiphany?
by -oblio- on Tue 9th Sep 2008 19:00 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Epiphany?"
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"I wonder how many weeks it will take Chrome to pass up Firefox over at W3Schools? "

Between 104 and 208, if not more. Do you think that Mozilla got there by accident? And do you think that browser market penetration is that easy?

Netscape, Opera, Firefox have all tried desperately to pry 1-2% from IE's market share. Guess which one was successful, and became the "standards' tractor"?

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