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Re: 'Highly critical' flaws found in Safari for Windows
« Reply #15 on: March 28, 2008, 01:14:11 PM »
1. I am browser geek and I was hoping for a decent version of Safari on Windoze. Got it offered through the QuickTime updater and decided to do some digging before I ''OK"ed it. Glad I did so.
2. As for the rants the Apple should know (and do) better, I concur.

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Re: 'Highly critical' flaws found in Safari for Windows
« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2008, 01:16:26 PM »
Firefox 3 is gonna kill... I've been playing with the betas and the heat turned up.

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Re: 'Highly critical' flaws found in Safari for Windows
« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2008, 07:24:54 AM »
Firefox 3 is gonna kill... I've been playing with the betas and the heat turned up.

Yup, hope they do something about CPU usage though.
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Re: 'Highly critical' flaws found in Safari for Windows
« Reply #18 on: March 29, 2008, 12:24:35 PM »
The betas that I've tested are notably easier on my RAM.

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Re: 'Highly critical' flaws found in Safari for Windows
« Reply #19 on: May 26, 2008, 09:21:27 PM »
so I just got a message from Apple telling me it's time to update Itunes.
There is also and Apple update for windows - no mention of safari. Says it's recommended and includes general fixes that improve reliability etc.

Should I trust them? I used to, until this thread
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Re: 'Highly critical' flaws found in Safari for Windows
« Reply #20 on: May 26, 2008, 10:31:58 PM »
Once you update iTunes, I believe it'll ask if you want to "update" Safari.  It won't install without you hitting OK in a window that says install safari explicitly.
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Re: 'Highly critical' flaws found in Safari for Windows
« Reply #21 on: May 26, 2008, 11:21:06 PM »
thanks
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Re: 'Highly critical' flaws found in Safari for Windows
« Reply #22 on: May 27, 2008, 11:17:51 PM »
It's funny, but of course Safari is vulnerable on Windows.  While all software is flawed, Windows DLL structure makes it more so and Safari must use this structure creating inherit flaws.

Now for Safari on Windows, I only have the beta right now, but it is sloooowwww.  On a Mac it is the fastest, unfortunately they are still working on getting the windows port up to speed.

The browser war is really interesting.  If most people are using your browser you now have a captive audience for ads, content delivery, whatever.  Plus, I really like this browser, what else do they make.  I'll use their default search engine and they will make more money of the top links which pay them for click throughs.  There is a ton of money to be made in the browser war.
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