Referring to my previous post, it turns out that it is true - I re-checked the Blogoscoped post and saw an update - a link to a blog post by Google about Chrome: A fresh take on the browser.
It's going to be released tomorrow - Tuesday, 2nd September 2008.
Chrome is going to be open source.
Excerpts from Google's post about Chrome:
"We will be launching the beta version of Google Chrome tomorrow in more than 100 countries.".
"So why are we launching Google Chrome? Because we believe we can add value for users and, at the same time, help drive innovation on the web.".
"All of us at Google spend much of our time working inside a browser.".
"Under the hood, we were able to build the foundation of a browser that runs today's complex web applications much better. By keeping each tab in an isolated "sandbox", we were able to prevent one tab from crashing another and provide improved protection from rogue sites. We improved speed and responsiveness across the board.".
"We're releasing this beta for Windows to start the broader discussion and hear from you as quickly as possible. We're hard at work building versions for Mac and Linux too, and will continue to make it even faster and more robust.".
If all the claims are true, it surely seems like good news - let's hope so ...
Vasudev Ram - Dancing Bison Enterprises