A Short Translation from Bullshit to English of Selected Portions of the Google Chrome Blink Developer FAQ ∞
1) Why is Chrome spawning a new browser engine?
The WebKit maintainers wouldn’t let us attack Apple directly, by changing WebKit in ways that would make it perform badly on OS X and iOS.
Because they share a rendering engine, developer effort to ensure Chrome compatibility currently benefits Apple platforms for free. To prevent this, we must make Chrome and WebKit behave differently.
This guy gets it.