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Microsoft 'Interested' in Open Source Browser: Ballmer

Nov 07, 2008, 17:35 (1 Talkback[s])
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""Why is IE still relevant and why is it worth spending money on rendering engines when there are open source ones available that can respond to changes in Web standards faster?"

""That's cheeky, but a good question, but cheeky," Ballmer said.

"Indeed it is. If I was a Microsoft share holder I would want to know why Microsoft is sinking so much money into its own Web browser rendering engine when there are others available for free. Good thing the chairs in Sydney's Exhibition Centre are all bolted down."

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