This Is the First Feature That Microsoft Brings to Google Chrome
Microsoft announced in late 2018 that it would migrate from EdgeHTML to Chromium for Microsoft Edge browser, explaining that by becoming a contributor to this engine, the rest of the WWW would benefit from all its innovations.
And by the looks of things, Microsoft is very keen on delivering on this promise, and the company is now bringing a key feature of Edge to Chromium browsers, including Google Chrome.
Smooth scrolling, which was specifically developed for Microsoft Edge, is a feature proposed to Chromium, and as spotted by Thurrott, Google could bring it to all browsers that are based on this engine, including those running on Windows, macOS, Linux, Chrome OS, and Android.
Experiments under way
“Scrollbar scrolling using the mouse happens on the main thread in Chromium,” Microsoft’s proposal explains. “If the main thread is … (read more)