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Google pushed version seven of its Chrome browser into the company’s stable channel of releases yesterday, which means features tested in beta and developer builds are now available to the masses. A number of nasty security bugs have been fixed in Chrome 7.0.517.41 for Windows, Mac and Linux machines, including a horrible …
Are you sure they're not confusing build numbers?
It seems there's hardly a week that goes by without yet another major version of Chrome being released, yet very little of Safari or K-Meleon seems to contain Google code.
Surely, it's not just a marketing gTrick to get maximum press coverage?! Not that Google would ever want to control journalists and the press.
Paranoid much ? If you did a little research (or had a little knowledge) you would know Chrome updates to a new stable release every 6 weeks, with any new product Google releases they slow the releases once they catch up with the competition.
Why would Safari contain Google code ? Both based on WebKit but not on each other.
Fail indeed sir.
"Why would Safari contain Google code?"
Because Webkit is an open source project, and if Google are really doing such amazing things with it, it stands to reason these improvements will filter back into the project and work their way into Safari and other Webkit browsers.
Except in the real world they don't, of course, no more than Apache got where it is without IBM & Co, or Mozilla Corporation's Firefox got where it is without Google's millions and a well paid CEO rather than hobbyist programmers around the world and a few donations from geeks with jobs...
Why does Google feel it has to catch up with IE and Opera in the version numbers? Going from version x.0 to x+1.0 suggests a major release, but this has never been the case with Chrome. At least with O/S/FF/IE browsers you know that such a big number change will bring a big bag of interesting goodies.
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