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dragonwriter 380 days ago | link | parent

> Well that's ultimately kind of sad, right?

Why is it sad for Chrome development not to be held back by WebKit when each project prefers a different approach?

Personally, I think its win-win: Chrome and WebKit, which have conflicting approaches to a variety of different issues, are free to take their own approaches and prove them. This is a good thing for progress.

> It's certainly not the argument that was made in this blog post, but it certainly is a believable one.

Its actually exactly what the post says when it says "However, Chromium uses a different multi-process architecture than other WebKit-based browsers, and supporting multiple architectures over the years has led to increasing complexity for both the WebKit and Chromium projects. This has slowed down the collective pace of innovation - so today, we are introducing Blink, a new open source rendering engine based on WebKit."




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