Microsoft is Rebuilding Edge Browser using Chromium for Windows & macOS any thoughts?


#21

That’s what Microsoft worries about most, since ever


#22

Not surprised - Internet Explorer itself was a fork/port of NCSA Mosaic :smiley:


#23

Alas some (very few) websites run better with Explorer so I keep both just in case. I run on Firefox 99.9% of the time though. Agree that Firefox being the less intrusive browser I found, makes me feel better.


#24

Proud to be an an anti-vaccer and flat ---- earther but that’s not what we’re here on this forum for.

What’s the best browser seems to go back and forth which ‘hopefully’ is a good thing for us.
It is annoying if you are forced at work to use microsoft only products, but if there’s no group policy preventing you installing firefox then … and you’ll always have microsoft to fall back on if you have to.

So microsoft have essentially given up the fight and are now becoming another Vivaldi/Opera by switching to open-source google chrome (chromium) they say due to compatibility reasons. Or are we really seeing merger of two giant evils ?
Either way it’s further expansion of Microsoft’s reach/encroachment into our sandbox and I don’t like it.
Microsoft have github, investment in linux and now this go away microsoft.


#25

I’m still waiting for the law that puts parents to prison for not vaccinating their children. It’s the only just thing to do.