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Competition Spurs Innovation (Browser battles make better browsers!)

Jul 10, 2009, 18:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eddy Nigg)

[ Thanks to Eddy Nigg for this link. ]

"Explorer had no other choice but follow the trend, finally Chrome took it a step further by separating and isolating each tab in its own process. Great! Especially because Mozilla is going to do exactly the same with its Electrolysis project as Benjamin Smedberg explains. Not to mention all the other exciting features like private browsing, native video and audio support, security improvements, lots of useful add-ons and more...

"But as of a sudden, it appears that browsers want to be more than just... browsers. They want to take over the way we compute and interact - exclusively. In some way that's nothing new, since Internet Explorer was essentially a part of the Windows operating system, completely integrated and intertwined."

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