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Revisiting “Is Safari the New Internet Explorer?”

Developer Nolan Lawson has penned a followup to his “Safari is the new IE” blog post, apologizing for some of it, but standing by his original points that Safari is not keeping up with Web standards, Apple is too secretive, and Apple is acting like a monopoly by not allowing other rendering engines in iOS. But most of all, he’s frustrated with Apple’s lack of interaction with the Web developer community. Lawson links all of the recent meetups and conferences, which Apple has skipped, to the fact that the Web is fast becoming the world’s most advanced cross-platform application runtime.favicon follow link