Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 19th Jan 2013 14:22 UTC
Opera Software This is actually pretty big news - both exciting and tragic at the same time. Opera has revealed Opera Ice, its next mobile browser, to PocketLint. This new browser represent a big shift in both user interface as well as rendering engine, since it has a new, unique interface, as well as a new rendering engine... New to Opera, that is, as it's a WebKit-browser.
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IE6 was good.
by przemo_li on Sat 19th Jan 2013 15:53 UTC
przemo_li
Member since:
2010-06-01

Its demise as MS moved its focus (and programmers!!) to other areas, was really tragic.

WebKit is FLOSS so it WILL NEVER REPEAT IE6 story.

Unless whole humanity stagger to extinction overnight ;) But then nobody will mind fate of WebKit ;)

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RE: IE6 was good.
by lucas_maximus on Sat 19th Jan 2013 19:10 in reply to "IE6 was good."
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

If all the browsers are webkit, we will end up having a mono-culture like IE6 and we will have another lull in innovation yet again.

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RE[2]: IE6 was good.
by moondevil on Sun 20th Jan 2013 08:38 in reply to "RE: IE6 was good."
moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

Not only that, it is already a pain that each browser has a different Webkit version.

This leads to browser specific hacks everywhere.

But so is the world of the so called "web development", code once, hack everywhere.

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