Compatibility: Site patching explained

Over at the Core team blog, Hallvord has posted an article detailing how site patching works in Opera.

There are many interesting details there, such as other browsers having to resort to various types of patches or workaround for incompatible sites. So if you thought Opera was the only browser struggling with incompatible sites, think again!

You can also read about advantages and disadvantages to our site patching approach, and various causes for site patching, including working around current and past bugs in Opera.

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