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Chrome uses Microsoft code

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WHILE GOOGLE has acknowledged that its Chrome Web browser owes a lot to Open Source projects, Firefox and WebKit, it failed to mention the input from that great supporter od open saucing... Microsoft.

Digging through the Chrome source code, Scott Hanselman, a senior programming manager for Microsoft, found that the browser uses a chunk of Microsoft code, called the Windows Template Library.

This is software for building a Windows user interface and it uses an abstraction layer so that the interface software can be employed on other operating systems.

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