Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Feb 2013 13:21 UTC
Opera Software De kogel is door de kerk: as we already talked about earlier, Opera is going to switch to the WebKit engine, leaving its own Presto rendering engine behind. We didn't yet know if they would the switch only on mobile or on the desktop as well, and they cleared that up too: both mobile and desktop Opera Browsers will switch to the WebKit rendering engine.
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RIP Opera
by ronaldst on Wed 13th Feb 2013 16:15 UTC
ronaldst
Member since:
2005-06-29

Sad. The last reason to use it just evaporated. Now there will be only 2 good browsers left on the market: Mozilla Firefox 45 and IE 10.

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RE: RIP Opera
by PresentIt on Wed 13th Feb 2013 18:14 in reply to "RIP Opera"
PresentIt Member since:
2010-02-10

The only reason to use Opera is an engine with major compatibility problems?

Wow.

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RE[2]: RIP Opera
by Kochise on Wed 13th Feb 2013 20:16 in reply to "RE: RIP Opera"
Kochise Member since:
2006-03-03

Yup, their JavaScript bugs alot and freeze Opera on certain pages. I open IE, use the same URL, works like a charm, go figure. I stopped reporting problems to Opera since they don't give a fuck about reports or you have to insist very heavily, massively (like the mouse gesture in 11.5 I guess) for them to step back with their "new advanced feature mania".

Opera has become the Fedora of browser : breaking what used to work, new bad functionning features pushed to users without them demanding for, all about hype.

I paid 3 times Opera (through support plans) because I found it really good (8 - 10 era) but not anymore.

Kochise

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