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    Safari 3.1

    I don't know if anyone else noticed, but Safari 3.1 got pushed out via the Apple Update software (comes with iTunes and Quicktime) as a critical security update earlier this week.

    John’s Blog Blog Archive Apple Software Update

    To make things more entertaining, it seems the EULA would prevent you from installing it on 'Apple labeled' hardware, which my and a lot of other peoples Windows PCs aren't.

    Apple forbids Windows users from installing Safari for Windows | The Register

    And for a final kick in the teeth, it's got a security vulnerability (remote code execution):

    Safari Address Bar Spoofing and Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities - Advisories - Secunia

    and some stability problems.

    Safari 3.1 Crashes On Windows XP, Users Complain -- Safari -- InformationWeek

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    Its harder then apple think to make secure software

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    I wouldn't touch Safari when we have IE7 and Firefox to choose from!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour View Post
    Its harder then apple think to make secure software
    The critical bug is for Safari on Windows, not OSX so it's arguably MS's fault

    I wouldn't touch Safari when we have IE7 and Firefox to choose from!
    But only Safari and Opera have >95% acid3 compatibility

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd View Post
    The critical bug is for Safari on Windows, not OSX so it's arguably MS's fault
    Nope its not a windows hole. Its poor windows coding by apple that has caused the problem.
    But only Safari and Opera have >95% acid3 compatibility
    It doesnt really matter (I use Opera myself a lot) as all web devs generally make it IE compatible and FF compatible. Not many sites dont work in IE

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