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News Safari moves to PC

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Da Dego, 13 Jun 2007.

  1. Da Dego

    Da Dego Brett Thomas

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  2. ch424

    ch424 Design Warrior

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    Looking elsewhere, the general reaction seems to be "Wow, it's fast, but I miss my Firefox extensions and the text is screwed up." Safari irritates me on OS X, so there's no way I'm going to try it on windows...
     
  3. Buzzons

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    Also the flourish of exploits on day one for it.. quite funny.
     
  4. Risky

    Risky Well-Known Member

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    Don't worry, Apple will just blame you for running windows (ref the virused iPods)
     
  5. plagio

    plagio New Member

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    Do not install it on non-English xp. On my Italian XP it crashes after minutes. It is a known bug already.
     
  6. Dr. Strangelove

    Dr. Strangelove New Member

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    I can only agree with that! Where I work, we all get Safari on our mac mini's :sigh: (mines nicknamed "paperweight" and runs linux, just don't tell my IT department about it :nono: )
    But basically the only people who use Safari around here are the few who are not computer literate enough to download firefox.
     
  7. Bluephoenix

    Bluephoenix Spoon? What spoon?

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    the only use I see it getting is as a check for web development, seeing as it passed the ACID test (whether 3 passes ACID2 remains to be seen)

    otherwise I'll stick with firefox thanks.
     
  8. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    If Safari got extension support, it would be great. But, alas, it only has a couple odd plugins and certainly not the community backing that Firefox enjoys.
     
  9. riggs

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    If I owned a Mac I'd probably use it, because it's pre-installed. Don't see the point in a PC version though tbh - as already stated, we've got IE, Firefox and Opera, why do we need another?

    Thanks Apple, but no thanks - I'll stick with the 'fox.
     
  10. FR34K

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    :wallbash: just my luck. I was hoping they were getting their OS X to PC. :sigh:
     
  11. jezmck

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    I'd use it for testing but:
    [​IMG]

    I can't even type an address.
     
  12. Bluephoenix

    Bluephoenix Spoon? What spoon?

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    ROFL
     
  13. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    i will wait until it is final... then i will get it and see if it is better than my firefox...... :D
    "firefox will burn the jungle were you safari"
     
  14. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Ok that sucked very bad. FF remains being the king of the hill in this house.
     
  15. Risky

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    iTunes will be modified to drop a subliminal "download safari" into your music. You will have no choice.
     
  16. bubsterboo

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    I wish safari and all the other apple software products for windows would just use the damn windows theme. I want my precious vista drop shadow! And i want all the maximize and minimize animations, and better resizing performance...
     
  17. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Well I'm currently browsing in Safari, and frankly, it's a FF clone, but with heavier text smoothing and a pile of bugs... :p
     
  18. completemadness

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    why did apple release this, the plethora of bugs makes it seem like they've barley tested it at all
    I mean cmon, you cant even install it on a non-English install
    This sounds more like an alpha then a beta release to me
     
  19. Gravemind123

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    Even on all the OSX computers I've used people have installed Firefox on because it just seems to be a better browser then Safari. I suppose I'll have to install Safari and give it more of an evaluation before I start to slam it.

    Edit: Just downloaded the Beta, already given up on it. It does not let you scroll but clicking in the middle mouse button and moving up and down. It doesn't let you close tabs by clicking the middle mouse button on them. The text started to irritate my eyes too. I'll keep my Firefox.
     
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  20. Atomic

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    Maybe because that is a Firefox feature :p
     
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