Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Jun 2007 09:26 UTC, submitted by TB
Internet & Networking "Apple's Safari is making its way to the Windows platform with the serious intention of making a dent in the market. As brilliant as the people are at Apple, I can't help but laugh at their, to put it politely, delusion. Before I ramble on too much, here are my five reasons why Safari will fail on the Windows platform." My take: Safari on Windows isn't here to take over the Windows browsing market. It's here for the iPhone.
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by dtravis7 on Wed 20th Jun 2007 17:31 UTC
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The point that bothered me the most was that OSX users all loathe Safari. Most OSX users I know of either use Safari 99% of the time or at least like it. I use Safari for my default browser when using OSX except for the few sites that have issues with it. Then I fire up either Camino, Firefox or Opera.

I also agree with Thorin that the main reason for the Windows version of Safari is development for the iPhone. I installed it on one of my XP systems and like it, but there is a lot of work yet to do before I would use it as a main browser in Windows.

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