[thelist] Safari on Windows

Jon Hughes hughesj at firemtn.com
Tue Jun 12 10:43:06 CDT 2007

It's quite possibly they are going to rely on their status as a media
icon, a "hip company" to gain market share.  I, however, view this as
just one more damn browser we are going to have to find hacks for :(

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[mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Jason Handby
Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 8:21 AM
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Subject: Re: [thelist] Safari on Windows

> Just thought I'd pass it along.  All those Windows and Linux users  
> who have been jumping through hoops to test for Apple's Safari  
> browser, can take a deep breath and relax.
> They've just put out a beta of Safari for Windows.  :)
> <http://www.apple.com/safari/>

Just out of curiosity... Can anyone suggest why on earth Apple think
this is a good idea? Do they not think that, between the ubiquitous
Internet Explorer and the free Firefox, the browser market on the PC is
pretty much sewn up? And if there's anything they would like the PC
browser to do that IE and Firefox don't do, what's wrong with plugins or

I'm finding this very puzzling. But then I'm not an Apple expert.


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