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.
Thread beginning with comment 249498
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: I love #4....
by kaiwai on Thu 21st Jun 2007 08:56 UTC in reply to "I love #4...."
kaiwai
Member since:
2005-07-06

talk about a generalization!!!!! "apple's mac community loathes Safari like the plague" WTF? how did he come up with that conclusion? apple has around 6% market share currently, and safari has over 5% market share... thats like 80% of mac users use safari!!!


You're making the same statement that you accuse the person whom you replied to for making. Just because 80% (according to Apple's statistics) use Safari, doesn't actually mean that they enjoy using it - ever heard the term 'all browsers suck, [product] just seems to suck less than the rest'.

Safari is only used because the alternatives are so terrible - when I had a Mac, Firefox was terrible, and is still terrible. Designed for Windows, and everything else is an after thought - Firefox on *NIX is hardly stella either.

Reply Parent Score: 2

RE[2]: I love #4....
by tyrione on Thu 21st Jun 2007 14:07 in reply to "RE: I love #4...."
tyrione Member since:
2005-11-21

That's a load of crap. Opera, OmniWeb, Camino, Firefox and more are all available for OS X.

Reply Parent Score: 1

RE[3]: I love #4....
by kaiwai on Thu 21st Jun 2007 14:55 in reply to "RE[2]: I love #4...."
kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

That's a load of crap. Opera, OmniWeb, Camino, Firefox and more are all available for OS X.


You have a major comprehension problem - I NEVER said they didn't exist. How about doing some bloody reading.

Reply Parent Score: 2