Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Mar 2008 20:32 UTC
Apple The web has been abuzz the past two days with the 'news' that it was supposedly illegal to run Safari for Windows on anything but an Apple-branded computer. It was obviously a mistake, so I decided to run no story on it. Now, however, it has specifically been fixed by Apple; Ars decided to phone Apple PR, and they fixed the issue. The WebKit guys also offer a fix for the 'fuzzy fonts' issue on Safari for Windows.
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RE[2]: Fixed???
by robmv on Thu 27th Mar 2008 22:24 UTC in reply to "RE: Fixed???"
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WebKit is only a portion of Safari (the more complex I know), Safari is an application with a lot of no open source code using WebKit. On Windows WebKit maybe a few DLLs, while Safari is more than those few files, things like the entire UI around the Web page area (or chrome) is proprietary code. I am not saying that is bad, only that I prefer a browser like Firefox that all the binary code they distribute is opensource based (with the exception of their need to link to the OS libraries it needs to work).

A lot of people confuse WebKit "opensourceness" with Safari, so I hope this clarifies that confussion

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