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Re: Why no Opera?

Juliusz Chroboczek wrote:
I think this is a very important point.

The Firefox monoculture is doing a lot of harm to our community.  Just
like Linux learnt a lot from SunOS, GCC benefited from the competition
from ICC, Firefox will benefit from the competition with other players
in the same niche.  And right now, only Konqueror and Opera fit the

I won't use it, but I'll be glad to see Opera in Debian.

On a totally unrelated note, you might be interested in having a look at tkhtml / hv3. It's a ultra-lightweight graphical web browser that nevertheless passes the ACID test and handles Javascript. Unfortunately, it's still rather buggy and can't cope with, for example, GWT-based pages. But it does look like it might become a real alternative in time:


I'd have a look at packaging it, but it's written in *cough* tcl/tk, and packaging it looks horribly complicated.

David Given

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