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D was released in 2001, KHTML in 1998, it's like suggesting they should have written vim in java.

... and Chrome in 2008.

Chrome wasn’t written from scratch in 2008. Chrome was a fork of WebKit, which was a fork of Konqueror, which was a fork of KHTML.

KHTML is the rendering engine for the Konqueror browser. Webkit is a fork of KHTML. And Chrome's engine is called Blink (it used to be Webkit, but they forked it).

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