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NewsForge: Platform-Specific Gecko-Based Browsers

May 12, 2005, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Among the goals common to most open source projects is cross-platform compatibility, which allows developers to expand their user base and allows users to deploy the software more widely. But while some users enjoy having consistent software across the various platforms that they use, sometimes a browser that's optimized for a particular operating system may be a better choice. The three open source Gecko-based browsers detailed here all use their respective operating systems' native widget toolkit to render their user interfaces.

"Gecko is the open source page-rendering engine used by Mozilla Firefox..."

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