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Short Description

Web browser developed and released by Google. Uses the Webkit rendering engine. Released for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

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Google Chrome is the web browser developed by Google and is built upon the WebKit layout engine and application framework (used also by Safari). As of early 2011, Chrome held about 10% of the browser market share, according to Net Applications.

First released on 2 September 2008 on the Windows platform as a beta version, the stable public release hit on 11 December 2008. It has since been released for Mac OS X and Linux as well.

The name comes from the graphical user interface of web browsers which is called its chrome.

Screenshot of chrome

Chrome 8 running on Windows 7

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Any user should be able to submit an edit to an existing tag, the UI still needs a bit or work, it does not present you with the "your edit is pending" data on the wiki.

  • That feature is currently a bit broken, so I'm continuing to use this method in the meantime, as per IvoFlipse's advice. I've been discussing the brokenness with Waffles on MSO, see meta.stackexchange.com/q/77169
    – nhinkle
    Commented Jan 31, 2011 at 4:39
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    @nhinkle that pending edit of yours should be clear now, btw Waffles is my evil twin :) Commented Jan 31, 2011 at 9:27

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