Google Chrome

Fred C fred at
Thu Sep 4 06:20:56 UTC 2008

On Sep 3, 2008, at 5:21 PM, RW wrote:

> On Thu, 4 Sep 2008 00:47:34 +0200 (CEST)
> Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at> wrote:
>>> For most people that's already happened, except that it's
>>> Adobe-Flash WWW. Google's approach of open-source software, and
>>> open-extensions, leading to new standards, sounds a lot better to
>>> me.
>> except it leads to google-everything. not even a bit better than
>> microsoft-everything
> There's a lot of difference. Microsoft has always tried to undermine
> standards because standards give its competitors a more level-playing
> field, which is what Google needs for its webapps to compete with
> Microsoft's desktop applications. I don't see how that's bad for
> anyone except Microsoft.

So you mean that google is learning from the Microsoft mistakes. Or  
google need to get along with the standards for now, but as soon as  
they have
secured the market they will define the standards as they need it to  
be for their


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