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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some things seem exageration
by ssa on Tue 7th Jan 2003 22:02 UTC

I tried a rather large page(http://www.wcdebate.com/7others/regions.htm) to compare rendering speed and found that on a 1Ghz G4 that the difference in rendering speed once it was cached between IE and safari was insignifigant. I will try something bigger, but I am somewhat skeptical that the rendering is that much faster than IE that it is purported. Also what about opera? I haven't used the mac version lately, but the windows version renders even huge documents(10mb+) in a seconds.