Onideus Mad Hatter wrote:
> Some browsers use different engines on different operating systems.
> For example IE6 on Windows uses Trident but IE on the Mac uses Tasman.
IE/win and IE/mac are effectively two different browsers. I seem to
remember that IE4/mac was based on IE4/win, but IE5/mac was a rewrite from
scratch: the only thing it shares with IE/win is the name.
If we count IE/win and IE/mac as two different browsers, then it's safe
to say that each cross-platform browser use the same rendering engine on
every supported platform.
However, same rendering engine does not necessarily equal same results.
HTML rendering engines often wrap around OS-specific font rendering and
Toby A Inkster BSc (Hons) ARCS
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