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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Well, if we're looking at the people who will simply click 'yes' and 'next' when installing iTunes, either there will be a lot of people shifting from IE (and some from Firefox, probably) or a lot of frantic calls to kids down the street claiming the internet is broken 'cause it looks all funny.

Unless Safari does turn out to be an awesome browser worthy of displacing Firefox, I'm betting most browser-aware tech types will stick with what they have. I doubt the exodus will be entirely from Firefox.

And besides, unless there's a Safari for Linux (other than Konqueror) in the works, I'll HAVE to stick to what's available now.

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