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Today Amazon announced a new browser for their upcoming Kindle Fire. (Like we need another browser...) In developing websites we add code like -webkit- or -moz- for browser specific styles. Any ideas on how this browser is going to handle those items?

While this may seem to be jumping the gun as Silk will be available only on the Kindle Fire and thus a small market at first I would not be surprised to see this seep into other applications over time including a desktop version.


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closed as not constructive by John Conde Sep 28 '11 at 18:11

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Not answerable now, given it barely exists yet(so agreed on closing), but Amazon did launch a Silk blog that might be worth watching. – Su' Sep 28 '11 at 18:18
obviously everything is speculation at this point, but i doubt that anyone is going to develop a new browser from scratch in the future, so they will likely either go with webkit or mozilla (or maybe some other open source). – xyious Sep 28 '11 at 21:56
Amazon Silk uses Webkit. mikemainguy.blogspot.com/2011/09/… – Nick Sep 29 '11 at 7:33
Thanks for the information! – Lynda Sep 29 '11 at 17:34