I can't argue their business reasoning. I also can't say that I did anything to prevent this as developing for was always an afterthought. However, their strict adherence to web standards always pushed the web forward.
Unlike, for example, Internet Explorer, a bug in a site I developed when used with was almost always a bug in my site (not adhering to standards) and not a browser quirk. This made it a fantastic testing tool.
Homogeny among web rendering engines will not promote standards based development, it will only encourage development for that engine.
Good luck to as it moves forward. We will miss you Presto.
- University of Colorado at BoulderB.S. Electrical Engineering, 2001 - 2006
- zvelo, Inc.Software Engineer, 2010 - present
- Rubix Consulting, Inc.President, 2006 - 2012
- eSoft, IncSoftware Engineer, 2007 - 2010
- Verbal World, Inc.Software Engineer, 2006 - 2007
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