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Sunday April 07, 2013

Chrome Dropping WebKit for Blink in 10 Weeks

Google announced this week that it will be officially switching over to its own rendering engine, Blink, and dropping Webkit in about 10 weeks. The 10 week window coincides with the stable release of Chrome 28 timetable, but beta versions will be available for trial much earlier.

The company spelled out the difficulties in supporting its multi-process architecture in Webkit, which it said "slowed down the collective pace of innovation,"