Does anyone else have a hard time updating their profile? Any time I want to update mine, I have to open up another browser (I use Safari almost exclusively), log in and change it.
For the record, neither Safari 1.3 or IE 5.2.3 like that form - Firefox 1.0.3 (but NOT Firefox 0.9.3) and Camino 0.8.3 both work fine.
I guess this works out alright, since my secondary browser is Firefox, and now that I've upgraded to the newest version it works, but it seems a bit silly that a Mac-themed website has problems in the Apple browser. Just my two cents.
well, I belive that I speak for most of us when i say, safari SUCKS! No offence it just isnt all it's cracked up to be, mind you i use it before explorer, netscape, mozilla but Firefox is well worth the use time...
1) I've been using it since before I'd heard anyone at the office, on the web, or at school even mention Firefox. I'm used to it, and I know that's lame, but it's how I feel - if it ain't broke...
2) It ain't broke. I've found maybe three things that I find work better in other browsers (most notably in Firefox). And of those, this one minor detail in this site is the one thing that is at all upsetting or concerning to me. (one of my other gripes is MySpace seems to HATE Safari, but that site is a POS and drags in any browser I use, even on a G5. Maybe it's all the ads?)
3) Weight. Sure, Safari eats up less disc space, but what's a few megabytes on your hard drive these days? So that's not really worth the argument, but Safari seems lighter on it's feet to me on my older machines. So I took a look, and according to Activity Monitor, with both browsers open and idling on the same page, Safari never uses any more than 0% of my CPU (probably not a true zero, but pretty low), and Firefox regularly jumps up to 3%, and never dips below 1% usage (this is just idle). I know these are small numbers, but on a 400 MHz iMac, I need all I can get right now. Besides, Safari still seems to move faster to me.
4) I don't demand too much from my browser. I know there's a lot you can do with Firefox as far as customization goes, but nothing I've heard of in it really appeals to me. I guess Safari seems more like a no-frills, no-bulk browser than Firefox to me.
Hey man, to each his own. Firefox is a good browser, but on a Mac? I wouldn't call it anything more than really good (I have yet to find any that I'll call truely great), and Safari seems on par to me. For Windows it is HANDS DOWN the least buggy brower I've used in a long time - compatable with nearly everything and pretty damn secure. Maybe it just seems so much brighter on the Windows platform because of the other alternatives... particularly IE.
The one thing I do really appreciate Firefox for is that it's a bit stricter than Safari is about CSS, and it's probably saved my ass in that sense when I'm coding web pages by hand - if it works in Safari that's about a 90% guarentee to me, in Firefox it's more like a 98%, and once it passes on IE and Firefox in Windows (the two most common Windows browsers) I'll feel good about it (gotta be thinking about the majority of users out there, however misguided they might be )
Well yes, Firefox does have a ton of annoying bugs, but the entire ability to open most everything in it with ease and speed, and of corse its genral cool setup cause me to like it better than safari. Mind you Safari does have features that I continue to revert to... I atempted to remove it from my dock and was forced to put it back, all around its a nice browser but I just don't like it the best... Because I am cheep and don't pay for a webbrowser (because I think that is really stupid to do) then I use three browsers- FireFox (Main), Safari (Secondary), and *GASP* Explorer (thirdary) I hate explorer but sometimes webbrowsers require it rrrr... ahh well each to his own but I love Firefox more even tho I too used safari before I even knew that other good web browsers wer out there... so I have almost all my book marks there and I cannont transfur them... which sux.
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