Mozilla Not Happy That Microsoft Is Building a Google Chrome Browser
News of Microsoft switching to Chromium for Microsoft Edge browser comes as a big surprise given all the effort the software giant has put into getting EdgeHTML right.
And while the transition does make sense considering how slowly Microsoft Edge improved lately, opinions on whether this is a good thing for the industry are very much mixed.
Google, for example, has no reason not to be pleased with Microsoft finally surrendering and embracing the Chromium engine.
“Chrome has been a champion of the open web since inception and we welcome Microsoft to the community of Chromium contributors,” a company spokesperson says. “We look forward to working with Microsoft and the web standards community to advance the open web, support user choice and deliver great browsing experiences.”
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