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Discussion on: Chromium and the browser monoculture problem

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Nice article Ken. In theory it would make life so easy (browser testing almost eliminated).

I'll keep it simple for once. We should have lots of render engines & lots of browsers. Competition breeds progress, decentralization reduces authoritarian control. Single point of failure. Bureaucracy.

I prefer the webkit render as it is the nicest quality & it is the fastest. Chrome is measured in Gb.

A parallel would be: why don't we just put all the internet on a mainframe, with bootstrap, single design method, one copy of content, no duplication etc. - I know this example is a bit silly, but the principle hold weight.

I just (literally) published a giant list of browsers in the hope that we can de-monopolize a bit.