Google Launches New Browser
Wednesday September 3rd, 2008
Gigaom has published an article including comments from Mozilla CEO John Lily that while Microsoft, Apple and Google have other businesses and agenda, Mozilla's singular agenda is to make the web better.
PCMag has published an article commenting on blog posts from John Lilly and Mozilla Foundation Chairperson Mitchell Baker. In his blog post, John Lilly addresses how the introduction of Chrome affects Mozilla and its relationship with Google. Mitchell Baker commented on Mozilla's open development process and the need to continue building great products in a competitive environment.
Last week, Google and Mozilla extended their search partnership until 2011.
News of Google Chrome leaked early when the comic book explaining Chrome's features was published before Chrome was formally announced.
Thursday September 4th, 2008 2:37 PM
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Here are some interesting links I found: Chromium project with source available (BSD licensed): <http://code.google.com/chromium/> -- Chromium is the open-source face of the Chrome project Chromium project FAQ: <http://dev.chromium.org/developers/faq> Various 3rd party libraries/etc that Chrome uses: <http://code.google.com/chromium/terms.html> -- interesting Developer stuff: <http://dev.chromium.org/d…nd-the-chrome-source-code>
P.S. I have to admit that when I heard the word Chrome, I was wondering if it would be using the Chrome framework (which is the same UI framework that Firefox uses). Alas, it was just a browser name. On top, it looks like a straight C++ application (not .net et. al.). Is this correct?