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Submission + - WebKit Developers Discuss Removal of Google Specific Code (paritynews.com)

hypnosec writes: WebKit developers have already started discussing removal of Chrome and Chromium specific code from the browser engine in a bid to make the code easier to maintain. Just a couple of days back Google announced that it will be going ahead with a WebKit fork to develop a new browser engine – Blink. According to Google, having multiple renderer engines just like multiple browsers will allow for innovation as well as contribute towards a healthy open web ecosystem. The discussion was started by Geoffery Garen, Apple WebKit developer. He said that the recent development is an "opportunity to streamline" the code of WebKit which would eventually make the “development easier and more coherent for everyone". Garen expects that developers who will be working on WebKit in future should help out to clean up the code but, Adam Barth and Eric Seidel – two Google WebKit developers have already offered their help.
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