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"I downloaded and installed Safari for Windows 2 hours ago, when I started writing this," Larholm wrote, "and I now have a fully functional command execution vulnerability, triggered without user interaction simply by visiting a web site."
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"On the OS X platform," he continued, "Apple has enjoyed the same luxury and the same curse as Internet Explorer has had on the Windows platform, namely intimate operating system knowledge." As a result, Safari for Windows may be expecting other layers of the operating system to provide security - layers which aren't present on Windows, especially since Microsoft has naturally adapted its transport layer security for optimum use with IE7.
http://www.betanews.com/article/Day_...are/1181661606

So Apple lied about it being the fastest AND the safest.
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http://www.betanews.com/article/Day_...are/1181661606

So Apple lied about it being the fastest AND the safest.
Yeah... You'd be smart to note that Apple lies a LOT.
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I dunno whether to GG Apple or Microsoft for these security vulns.
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I dunno whether to GG Apple or Microsoft for these security vulns.
I don't know what you mean by "GG", but though I don't understand how it would be Microsoft's fault that Apple cannot create a Windows version of their browser properly. In fact, I'm surprised you would even think to blame Microsoft over that... If that's what "GG"ing means.
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I don't know what you mean by "GG", but though I don't understand how it would be Microsoft's fault that Apple cannot create a Windows version of their browser properly. In fact, I'm surprised you would even think to blame Microsoft over that... If that's what "GG"ing means.
I blame it entirely on apple. It's their app, they have to make it work with the OS, not vise-versa.
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Who didnt know that was gonna happen?
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cough * beta * cough
    
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cough * beta * cough
I know that. But think about this. If microsoft did this in beta, people would still complain. Apple does this in beta, "ITS A BETA ARTARD"
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I blame it entirely on apple. It's their app, they have to make it work with the OS, not vise-versa.
Glad I'm not the only person with a brain...

And yeah, it's a beta. Big deal, right? WRONG! If I remember correctly, Jobs SAID that it was the fastest and safest browser. Sounds like a flat-out LIE to me, eve if it's just a beta. :\\
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I'll just stick with my FF and be happy.
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