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Google Readies Blink "Rendering Engine"

Next month, Google is expected to begin powering its Chrome browser with Blink -- a Google-made “rendering engine,” which is responsible for turning HTML into the visual Web we all see. According to The New Yorker, however, “Chrome’s … move to Blink undercuts the primary olive branch it promised to Web developers upon Chrome’s release in 2008; those developers now need to test their Web sites in an additional rendering engine.” Google, for its part, insists that such innovation is necessary to keep the Web healthy.

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