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The new kits on the block - Linux webkit based browsers review.

Apr 21, 2009, 20:32 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"WebKit is an application framework that provides a foundation upon which to build a web browser. WebKit was originally derived by Apple Inc. from the Konqueror browser's KHTML software library for use as the engine of Mac OS X’s Safari web browser and has now been further developed by individuals from the KDE project, Apple, Nokia, Google, Torch Mobile and others.[1] It has been ported to a number of different platforms and is now used as the rendering engine within a number of different pieces of software. WebKit is open source; its WebCore and JavascriptCore components are available under the GNU Lesser General Public License, and WebKit as a whole is available with a BSD-style license.[2]

"So, that is that :D Webkit is a browser engine, like gecko is the browser engine for mozilla/firefox and friends. Now, for something completely similar, who are there guys (browsers) anyway?

"First and foremost, the grandfather of the webkit itself, the great, lean, mean and kde machine, Konqueror and is KHTML engine!!!"

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