Qt Switching From WebKit To Chromium Engine
Phoronix: Qt Switching From WebKit To Chromium Engine
Digia developers working on the Qt tool-kit have decided they will switch from using the WebKit browser engine to instead using Google's "Blink" engine fork for Chromium. The new Qt web rendering engine will be called Qt WebEngine...
Will Come Back To Bite Them
Chromium is of course a great browser and Blink is a very fast-moving engine. Too bad though that Google has decided to use flags that you must select in the browser settings itself instead of using vendor prefixes. It's definitely a step forward for getting rid of the headaches that we web developers have, but what about other browsers? Does every browser have to implement these settings to be useful? Will Chrome/Chromium be the only beta browsers? It seems Google is more concerned with the browser than the engine and third-party browsers. Thankfully, we still have Apple to hold down the fort on something that is much more friendly to other browsers.