Opera & Macromedia Develop Embeddable Mac Browser

David Burrows: “This is an interesting development for the Mac platform. IE on the PC is a standard Active X control and can be easily used in Windows apps as an html rendering component. OS 9/10 doesn’t have this functionality which makes it harder to take advantage of HTML and the web in Mac apps. With this embeddable browser, Opera has a chance of making vast inroads into the Mac browser market, perhaps becoming the de-facto standard on the platform. It’s interesting they’ve gone with Opera instead of Mozilla/Gecko, I suppose Macromedia need more control over the development process and they think they’ll get that with Opera…”