I never thought I'd see Microsoft throw in the towel on their browser engine. Or that, by the time it happened, I'd see that as a bad thing. Monoculture is still a problem, no matter who runs it. Firefox is going to be even more important in the future.

theverge.com/2018/12/4/1812523

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So we are back to the early 2000's only now the monopoly belongs to Chrome.

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@maryjane If the rumors are true, yeah. We're already at the point where webdevs are treating Chrome like the defacto standard, the way they did IE6 back in the day.

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