Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Google Attempts to Explain What a Web Browser Is [VIDEO]

Regardless of what browsers started out being, I'd define any (popular) modern browser as a "generic thick client for running multiple on-line applications".

Yes, a browser is a thick/rich client, it's just not one that runs a single application. There, I said it.

Anyway, that's not quite what Google was trying to say, so here's the link to their content (which is more a defintion for a lay person, as well as a distinction between a browser and search engine etc);

Google Attempts to Explain What a Web Browser Is [VIDEO]

1 comment:

  1. It was complete fun to hear people views on what a browser is, it seems that people are more using Google and that a reason instead of naming Firefox, Chrome, IE or anything such like this they were saying Google as a browser. This says what knowledge people are having to internet.

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