Linked by David Adams on Tue 7th Jan 2003 18:05 UTC
Apple Steve Jobs just announced in his Macworld Keynote that Apple is releasing its own browser, called Safari. Its claim to fame is extremely fast performance on the Mac. The Mac platform has struggled from sluggish browser performance with IE (the old default browser). Update: According to Jobs, Safari is open source and based on khtml. It only runs on Mac OS X and will be available for download today.
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What are they thinking?
by Devon on Tue 7th Jan 2003 20:25 UTC

KHTML based? What the hell?

The stage is set for Mozilla based browsers to become the second most used browsers around! I cannot believe they didn't build off of what the Chimera project started! Didn't they hire the main Chimera programer a little while ago?

I downloaded Safari BTW. It was a shocking 3mb download! Not bad. Unfortunatly, its not that great. The speed advantage over Chimera is extreamly minor in everything except startup time and there is no tabbed browsing at all. I, frankly, cannot find any way that I would prefer it over Chimera. What are they smoking over there?

KHTML based. You must be kidding Jobs. Let me know when the REAL browser comes out, k?