Additional reporting by Rob Hawkes
When Opera announced that it would be moving its various browsers over to WebKit, the global tech press seemed to rejoice without really knowing what it meant. We would like to, in a factual manner, break down what the possible outcomes of having a majority of web browsers based on WebKit are, for web browser vendors and developers alike.
Let’s start with some common questions:
What’s interesting about WebKit is that it now stretches way beyond Apple. WebKit is also at the core of Google Chrome:
Chromium uses the WebKit rendering engine. Instead of building Chromium-specific implementations, we prefer to