If you're an iPhone user hankering after Firefox on your phone, you're going to be waiting a while. Mozilla this week revealed that it won't be pushing out a version of Firefox for iOS until Apple changes its ways.
Firefox uses the Gecko engine while Apple's Safari uses WebKit. Clearly Mozilla is waiting until it can do things its own way. Unfortunately, anyone waiting for Apple to change its ways to accommodate others, particularly its rivals, might be waiting a long time.
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Well it makes sense. IF you can not use your own rendering engine, you are kind of going to gimp your own program. The only use would be to at least have your bookmarks/history syncedReply
Apple being too restrictive? Who woulda thunkReply
The EU bureaucrats should also target Apple with an investigation if they bothered in Microsoft's case.Reply
uhh3000Apple being too restrictive? Who woulda thunkWho knew? (more sarcasm)Reply
@ cryogenic: current news about the EU fining MS are just the aftermath of a process started a really log time ago, when Windows + IE really DID have kind of a monopoly (At a time before Firefox, long before Chrome; Apple at that time struggling to stay afloat and Linux far away from today's point-and-click distributions like Ubuntu. Yeah, I feel old.)Reply