Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Dec 2012 11:51 UTC
Google "Google has revealed that it has no plans to develop dedicated apps for Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 for its business app products such as Gmail or Drive." Product management director for Google Apps, Clay Bavor, told V3 that Google "will go where the users are but they are not on Windows Phone or Windows 8". Ouch - but for now, hard to argue with.
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RE[4]: Migrating then
by cdude on Sat 15th Dec 2012 09:45 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Migrating then"
cdude
Member since:
2008-09-21

WebKit is a de facto standard. It does not matter if you like that or not.

A decade ago IE6 had a similar stand. Unlike IE WebKit is at least continues driven forward, fixes issues rather then turning them into standards every web-developer and browser has to deal with and its FLOSS with lots of different implementations (Safari, Chrome, Adobe AIR, etc) and has an open development process. Even Microsoft could join and integrate WebKit into IE. WebKit is the de facto industry standard and that is way better for the internet, for all of us, then what we had with the IE-lockin the decade before.

Edited 2012-12-15 09:56 UTC

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RE[5]: Migrating then
by Slambert666 on Sat 15th Dec 2012 12:25 in reply to "RE[4]: Migrating then"
Slambert666 Member since:
2008-10-30

WebKit is a de facto standard


No it is not!
You making stuff up does not make it so. WebKit is one of 3 primary engines with almost identical marketshare.

WebKit does dominate mobile browsers but that only makes WebKit a "de facto" of a very small browsing market.

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RE[6]: Migrating then
by zima on Fri 21st Dec 2012 17:57 in reply to "RE[5]: Migrating then"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

WebKit does dominate mobile browsers but that only makes WebKit a "de facto" of a very small browsing market.

Additionally, Opera has also a very big share there - probably bigger than simple web hits statistics show (because Opera Mini is used largely on simple & inexpensive "feature phones" - owners of which are likely to browse less - it can have a bigger share of users than it seems in http://gs.statcounter.com/#mobile_browser-ww-monthly-201111-201211 and such)

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